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March, 2024

 

Sitar Maestro Ustad Shahid Parvez Live

India Fine Arts Association of Nevada is pleased to announce the live performance by Sitar Maestro Ustad Shahid Parvez on Sunday, April 7, 2024, at the West Charleston Library. India Fine Arts Association of Nevada has been organizing outstanding concerts of Indian classical music since their founding early 2023. Now they are ready to present a block buster concert by a leading musician of India. Ustad Shahid Parvez is widely regarded as one of the finest sitar maestros at the present time. He is the current doyen of the famousRead More


Psychiatrist Dr. Nina Parikh at the Forefront of Psychiatric Care

Dr. Nina Parikh, a distinguished double board-certified psychiatrist in Las Vegas, Nevada, proudly announces the launch of Lucid Psychiatry, an innovative private practice committed to providing exceptional patient care. Over the past decade, Dr. Parikh completed her medical school, residency and fellowship training here in Las Vegas and is proud to call Las Vegas her home. Coming from a South Asian background herself, she is passionate about addressing mental health needs within this community with a uniquely culturally sensitive approach.  Specializing in services for children, teens, and young adults, LucidRead More


South-Asian Women’s Alliance of Nevada (SWAN) ColorFest 5K Run/Walk

ColorFest 5K Run/Walk: Set to take place on April 6, 2024, at Kellogg Zaher Soccer Complex, the ColorFest 5K Run/Walk invites participants of all ages and abilities to join in a colorful run/walk, promoting health, happiness, and unity within the community. This event serves as a significant fundraiser for SWAN, with proceeds going directly towards the alliance’s vital programs aimed at strengthening and supporting the South Asian community.   How to Participate: Community members are encouraged to join the ColorFest 5K Run/Walk by registering online at www.swanlv.org. There are various waysRead More


Chand Raat Celebrations

Unique Indian Boutique invites you to Eid Pre-Chand Raat exhibition sale of unique collection of Indian clothing, jewelry and more. Event is scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2024 at Allure Gardens, 1134 South Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas. For further information, please contact Fatima @ 702.353.1435. Multiple vendors focusing on South Asian community will be there with their finest jewelry, outfits, and more.  No cost to attend. Ample parking available.


Dr. Prabhjot Sidhu Filed a Complaint About Mandeep Singh and Jaspreet Kaur’s Bankruptcy. Objecting to the Discharge of Debtors.

As reported earlier, Mandeep Singh and Jaspreet Kaur filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Chapter 7 provides for “liquidation” – the sale of a debtor’s nonexempt property and the distribution of the proceeds to creditors. The bankruptcy trustee gathers and sells the Debtor’s nonexempt assets and uses the proceeds of such assets to pay creditors. The creditors have a legal right to recover debts owed by an individual seeking Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Defendant Mandeep Singh and Jaspreet Kaur are the Debtors in the ongoing Chapter 7 bankruptcyRead More


Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners Files a Complaint Against Dr. Vishal Shah, M.D.

Dr. Vishal Shah, M.D., is accused by the investigative committee of the Medical Board of one count of malpractice and one count of failure to maintain complete medical records. The investigative committee believes Dr. Shah violated the Medical Practices Act, accusing him of failing to use reasonable care, skill, or knowledge ordinarily used under similar circumstances when he failed to physically examine the Patient after the substantial warning signs. Additionally, Dr. Shah is charged with failing to correctly document the severity of Patient’s status throughout under his care, and failingRead More


Ribbon Cutting – Sapience 2nd Location

Sapience, a fast-growing tutoring and youth enrichment center, is pleased to announce the opening a second location in the fast-growing Summerlin neighborhood of Las Vegas. To mark the occasion, Sapience invites the community to their ribbon-cutting ceremony led by the Asian Chamber of Commerce.  Light refreshments will be served. What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Sapience 2nd Location  When: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024 @ 1:00 PM Where: 9901 W. Charleston Blvd., (Summerlin) Las Vegas Cost: NONE Contact/RSVP: inquiry@thesapience.com Sapience focuses on cutting-edge courses in coding, robotics, and artificial intelligence, alongside strategic thinking with chess, abacus, andRead More


Happy Hour by South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas

In an ongoing community outreach effort, the South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas (SABA-LV) invites community members to their Happy Hour event with the local lawyers, members of the judiciary, and UNLV South Asian law students on Friday, March 29th, at 5:30 pm. The evening event is open to all and not limited to legal professionals only. On another note, SABA-LV received a copious amount in scholarship funding from the State Bar of Nevada for minority students, including students of South Asian descent who would like to pursue a careerRead More


Five South Asian Community Members Running for Elected Office. Incumbent Indian-American Assemblyman Reuben D’Silva Running Unopposed

After ten days of open filing season in Nevada for elected non-judiciary positions, five members of the South Asian community filed for the elected office. All the candidates have a succinct background, knowledge, and experience in political campaigns and are active in the political arena at the grassroots level.   The most notable filing from the community is by an incumbent Indian-American State Assemblyman, Reuben D’Silva, who attracted no opponent and is going again to Carson City to represent the AD28 community.  The other four candidates have competitive election campaigns in the comingRead More


Medical Board Dismiss Malpractice Complaint Against Dr. Deb Mukhopadhyay

The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners has dismissed the malpractice complaint against Dr. Mukhopadhyay. Initially, acting on a complaint from a patient, the Board filed a complaint and investigated Dr. Mukhopadhyay. After a thorough review, the committee has determined to dismiss the malpractice complaint against Dr. Mukhopadhyay. However, there were some issues regarding maintaining a patient’s medical records.  Dr. Mukhopadhyay has agreed to resolve the medical records upkeep issue with the Board by paying a $3,000 fine and $4,710 to reimburse the Board for its investigative cost.