According to an arrest report, Shiva Gummi called 911 on April 15 to say that he fatally stabbed his wife and that he had stabbed himself repeatedly. When police arrived at the home in the 1300 block of Torington Drive, near Torrey Pines Drive and Vegas Drive, they found Amsrala with stab wounds to her arms, abdomen and throat. Indian-American, Amsrala, a doctor who graduated from UNLV’s Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine in 2022, had celebrated the end of her first year of residency at University Medical Center with otherRead More
Las Vegas resident R.D. Prabhu, M.D. attended Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the joint session of the U.S. Congress. The next day, Prabhu also had an opportunity to participate in a luncheon hosted by Vice-President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, honoring Indian PM Modi. Notable Indian-American corporate honchos and lawmakers attended the luncheon along with Ambani and other members of the Indian delegation. “I was honored to witness history as PM Modi was invited a second time to address the Joint Session of the U.S.Read More
Sulekh Jain Efforts Led to a Donation of $2.5 Million to Establish a Jain Studies Chair at the University of Toronto – Mississauga
In an ongoing quest to establish a Jain studies program across the globe, Las Vegas resident Sulekh Jain, Ph.D., arranged funding from Gyan and Kanchan Jain of Toronto, Canada, to fund the first-ever endowed chair in the humanities at the University of Toronto – Mississauga. The endowment of $2.5 million from Gyan and Kanchan Jain and their family will be matched by the university for a total of $5 million. While scouting for a donor to establish a Jain studies program, the first of its kind in Canada, Sulekh Jain called his childhood friend,Read More
Governor Lombardo Signs Reuben D’Silva’s Bill Waiving Tuition & Fees to Veteran’s Children at the State’s Higher Education Institutions
In an ongoing commitment to affordable education, Indian-American freshman Assemblyman Reuben D’Silva’s bill gives veterans’ kids free college at the State supported higher education institutions. The approved bill requires the Board of Regents to grant a waiver of the payment of registration fees, laboratory fees, and any other mandatory fees assessed each semester against a student who is the child of a veteran of the United States who has been awarded the Purple Heart. The child of such a veteran is eligible for fee waivers if the veteran is aRead More
Mr. Modi Comes to Washington … with Diplomacy, Shopping Bag & Yoga – Guest Author Nirmalya Chatterjee
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come a long way in the nine years since becoming the Prime Minister. He has brought India a long way along with him. There was a time he was denied visa to come to the US. He is now visiting the US as one of its closest allies as President Biden rolls out the red carpet for him. Mr. Modi said just before departing for the US trip – “There is an unprecedented trust” between the US and India. He proclaimed that “India deserves aRead More
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Governor Joe Lombardo signs freshman Indian-American Assemblyman Reuben D’Silva’s Assembly Bill 226 to become a law. Assemblyman Silva’s bill revises provisions governing tuition for certain students in the State of Nevada’s higher educational institutions governed by the Board of Regents. The new law will make higher education more affordable by allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition. The bill is unanimously approved by the elected public officials in the Assembly (42-0) and Senate (20-0-1) and signed by the Republican Governor Joe Lombardo. “With the new law, many Nevada undocumented studentsRead More
Las Vegas resident and a close confidant of President Donald Trump, Kashyap “Kash” Patel, has initiated legal proceedings against podcaster Jim Stewartson for purportedly defaming him. Patel has filed a defamation lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. As per the lawsuit, defendant Stewartson titled himself an “anti-disinformation activist” who habitually defamed Kashyap Patel and his non-profit Foundation, Kash Foundation. Patel founded the non-profit Foundation with a mission to support educational and legal efforts needed to facilitate government transparency with the goal of creating a healthier relationship between theRead More
Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Aditya Nair has received a three-year, $600,000 award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to estimate and control the aeroelastic instabilities of flexible swept wings, a project that could lead to more efficient, effective aircraft systems. The funded project, “Cluster-based Estimation and Control of Turbulent Aeroelastic Flows,” will run through 2026, with $200,000 per year to support the research endeavors. Nair will be working with a colleague from the Mechanical Engineering department, Assistant Professor Floris van Breugel, on this effort. Nair and van Breugel collaboratedRead More