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April, 2024

 

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners Files a Complaint Against Dr. Nauman Jahangir, M.D., and Dr. Pavan Kumar Janapati, M.D.

The NV State Board of Medical Examiners Investigative Committee has filed a formal complaint against Dr. Nauman Jahangir, M.D., and Dr. Pavan Kumar Janapati, M.D., with a reasonable basis to believe that Drs. Jahangir and Janapati violated Nevada’s current Medical Practice Act. Dr. Nauman Jahangir, M.D. – The Investigative Complaint accuses Dr. Jahangir of two counts of the violation of statutes and regulations of the Nevada Revised Statutes related to medical practice in Nevada. The allegations include medical malpractice and violations of the standard of practice established by regulation. The firstRead More


Gujarati Samaj Spring Picnic

Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites the local community to their annual spring picnic at Mountain Crest Park in Henderson on Sunday, April 14, 2024.   The fun-filled outdoor event includes a kaleidoscope of games, kite-flying, music, and a luncheon under the clear, bright Las Vegas spring sky. Picnic is open to everyone regardless of race, color, religion, gender, language, and national/state origin. Members – FREE; Non-Members – $25 per person.


Vaisakhi Celebrations and Indian Food Festival at Guru Nanak Gurdwara

Please join the local Sikh community to celebrate Vaisakhi at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara on Sunday, April 21st,at the Gurdwara grounds. Multiple food booths will offer fresh, diverse Indian delicacies prepared by the Gurdwara volunteers and local Indian restaurants. The celebrations are open to all, regardless of background, ethnicity, national origin, and religious beliefs. No tickets are required. FREE EVENT What: VAISAKHI Celebrations When: Sunday, April 21st, 2024 beginning at 11:30 AM Where: Guru Nanak Gurdwara, 4487 E. Russel Rd., Las Vegas Cost: NONE. FREE EVENT Check out the previous years’ Vaisakhi celebrations pictures, 2018 2019 2022Read More


Two Members of the Indian Community Recognized by Sulekh Jain, Ph.D.

Sulekh Jain, a prolific octogenarian writer, an active member of the local Indian community, and a gifted international leader in the Jain community, recognizes two of the local Indian Americans for their spirit of relentless volunteerism and commitment to the betterment of the Indian-American community. Jain has composed and showered palatial praise in enchanting verses to two community activists, Ashok Goyal and Chandra Mehta. Jain recognizes the duo for their dedication to maintaining, engaging, and promoting the Indian cultural heritage among Southern Nevada’s Indian diaspora.


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Holi Picnic by Friends of India

Per the annual ritual, the local Indian community club, Friends of India, invites the community to its picnic to celebrate HOLI, a festival of color to show the spirit of camaraderie, welcoming the spring season with an explosion of celebratory and vibrant dry colors. It’s time to celebrate Holi on the Bollywood beats, dancing, enjoying the great Indian festive feast, and smearing the attendees with safe jubilant kaleidoscope of colored powder (gulal) under the perfect Las Vegas spring sky. The celebrations are open to all, irrespective of religion, race, color, creed,Read More


Fund Raiser to Benefit Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital

Please join the local community for a fundraiser banquet for the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital on Friday, April 19th, at the Treasure Island on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip.  Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is the brainchild of Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup-winning captain and the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Imran Khan. The inspiration to build the Hospital came after his mother, Mrs. Shaukat Khanum, succumbed to cancer in 1985. For further information and tickets, please contact Razaq Chaudry at 702-496-1185


Hindu Mandir Lawsuit – Defendant’s Response to the Lawsuit

A couple of weeks back, a group of Mandir’s Board Trustees filed a lawsuit against other Board Trustees and the Executive Committee. The whole fiasco started when this publication reported a blatant disregard for the Hindu Temple by-laws by the Board in electing the new Executive Committee. After reviewing the published article, some original Board Members led by the Chair, Jagdish Mehta, took corrective action to enforce the adopted by-laws. When a group of Trustees did not get their way, they filed a lawsuit against the three Board Trustees andRead More


Five Indian-American students at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) are Named 2024 Three-Minute Thesis Competition Finalists

Five Indian-American students at the University of Nevada – Reno (UNR) cleared the preliminary hurdles to move to the final round of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.  Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an annual competition sponsored by the UNR Graduate School. 3MT challenges UNR’s doctoral and graduate students to present a compelling story on their dissertation or thesis and its significance in just three minutes to the general members of the public. Earlier this month, 42 graduate students presented their concise summary of their research thesis topic to theRead More


South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas (SABA-LV) Hosts a Successful Event

The South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas hosted a Happy Hour event near the Strip on Friday, March 29, 2024. The event was well attended by law students, attorneys, and members of the community. Judge Cynthia Cruz, Chief Justice of the Las Vegas Justice Court, also attended. There was no other agenda but for the attendees to mingle and enjoy. The food and drinks were all compliments of SABA-LV. At the event SABA-LV also promoted the tens of thousands of dollars it is giving out in scholarships to lawRead More