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May, 2023


The Global Charity Foundation (GCF) on KTNV Channel 13 for Community Service Commitment

For over ten years, Dr. Reeta Thukral’s Global Charity Foundation has been at the forefront of assisting Clark County students with crucial needs for academic achievements. As part of our continuing coverage of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 13 Chief Investigator, Darcy Spears introduces us to a global foundation with a local focus on at-risk and less privileged children in the Las Vegas valley. The Nevada Student Achievement Program was founded by an Indian immigrant who firmly believes that investing in a child’s education not only improves theRead More

Global Charity Foundation Gives Back to UNLV Students

The Global Charity Foundation (GCF) is proud to continue its tradition of partnering with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas when it comes to providing scholarship opportunities for deserving students. The “Art of Scholarship 2023”, held on April 20th at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, honors community & corporate donors who give back to UNVL and highlights the accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients.  In 2022, GCF created an endowment fund in the amount of $50,000 for the College of Sciences.  The nonprofit, founded by Dr. Reeta Kaul Thukral, also began donating $5,000Read More

An Unknown Self-made Telugu Immigrant Looks Back – Prof. Satyam Sikha Moorty, Ph.D.

A memoir “An Unknown Self-made Telugu Immigrant Looks Back” is out, published by Authorspress, New Delhi.  In North America, it is available with the author, Satyam Sikha Moorty, in Cedar City, Utah: Price: $25/-.  Only the essays in the book deal with Andhras; some poems relate to  Telugu topography and experiences; the main memoir has universal appeal.  Last year, he published a book of poems: “Then and Now; Far and Wide.”  Prior to the above two, he published “Passage from India: Essays, Poems, Stories.” Originally from India, Satyam Sikha Moorty  did his Ph.D. in AmericanRead More

NO LIFE WITHOUT A TEMPEST! – Guest Author – Satish Bhatnagar, Ph.D.

The gist of this reflection is in its title. That is how I felt after watching The Tempest, the last play that William Shakespeare (1564-1617) wrote six years before he died at a ‘relatively’ young age of 53. The enactment of this play in 1611 speaks of the high social stature that Shakespeare must have achieved while he was alive. He was prophetic about his legacy and the immortality of his works. It is incredibly captured by his words in his play, Julius Caesar: How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be actedRead More

Dev Chidambaram wins Regents Mid-Career Researcher award

Dev Chidambaram, Ph.D., Chemical & Materials Engineering professor is preparing students to work in green, sustainable technologies of the futureWhen it rains, it pours: sometimes, the adage applies to career recognition as well as weather. Chemical & Materials Engineering Professor Dev Chidambaram received the Regents Mid-Career Researcher Award at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Honor the Best Ceremony on May 9. The accolade coincides with announcements of two research grants with which Chidambaram is involved: a $1 million National Science Foundation award to advance the circular economy for lithium batteries in theRead More

Clove Indian Cuisine and Bar

Informational Promotional Feature – Locally Owned Indian-American Business We are thrilled to introduce you to Clove Indian Cuisine and Bar located at 7090, South Rainbow Blvd, #110, a unique and captivating dining experience that brings the rich flavors of Indian cuisine right to the heart of Las Vegas. With a diverse menu catering to both traditional and modern tastes, Clove Indian Cuisine and Bar has quickly become the town’s favorite destination for the best food, ambiance, and service. Clove Indian Cuisine and Bar takes pride in being the only IndianRead More

Now Open – India House

In an eclectic array of gastronomical food offerings in China Town neighborhood, Mukesh Kumar announces the opening of India House, the only Indian restaurant in Las Vegas’ famed China Town.  Kumar, with over forty years of culinary experience and with seven Indian restaurants over the years in Southern California, decided to move to Vegas, the growing destination known for its diverse & decadent culinary offerings. Kumar’s first restaurant venture was India House in Buena Park in 1996.  The newly opened India House is located on the second floor of the PacificRead More

StandUP comedians Manan Desai and Chirayu Mistry bring their hilarious comedy show to Las Vegas

After touring multiple cities across the United States and Canada to share laughs with fellow Indians, Manan Desai, and Chirayu Mistry bring their hilarious comedy show to Las Vegas. Come and join for a burst of comical laughter with your friends, family, and neighbors for an entertaining evening on Sunday, May 21st, from 5 PM to 8 PM at the Royal Banquet Hall. CASH BAR will be open for fine top-shelf drinks aficionados to enjoy celebrating an occasion with friends. The ticket price includes a light dinner.  Please buy your ticketsRead More

Hindu Mandir Celebrates 22nd Anniversary

After a long hiatus of Mandir’s annual anniversary celebrations, the community returned with full vigor to propitiously celebrate its 22nd anniversary on the newly constructed festival grounds. The newly appointed Mandir Board’s Co-Chair, Gopi Latpate, and Pravin Bakrania were instrumental in conceptualizing, expediting, and completing the project on time and within the budget. Attendees started pouring in around 5 PM under the clear afternoon Las Vegas sky and were delighted to experience the newly constructed spacious festival grounds. Celebrations began with a short prayer by our revered Panditjis’ Brijesh Ji and VishnuRead More

Classical Bengali Literature Concert

Bengali Association of Nevada invites the community to a cultural evening celebrating Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam, two of the greatest and most significant Bengali literature and culture icons. The cultural evening program is scheduled for Saturday, May 13th, from 5 PM to 8 PM. Program at the Dean Middle Elementary School will include classical music, poetry, and dance by the local members of the Bengali community.  The program includes cultural entertainment and dinner. RSVP deadline is Monday, May 8th, 2023.