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KNIGHTHOOD TO HARPAL SINGH KUMAR: On 31 December 2015, a Bharateeya-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar was conferred with a Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in London for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. Over the years it has become increasingly evident that Bharateeyas have made a huge impact overseas. They have integrated and excelled greatly in vital fields such as medicine, engineering, technology and business, to name a few. Whichever country Bharateeyas have settled in, they have ensured that they do their utmost to be upstanding citizens and contribute greatly economically
OBAMA TO PRESENT NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE TO BHARATIYA -AMERICAN PROF: President Barack Obama will present the National Medal of Science to Dr. Rakesh K. Jain, a Bharatiya-American professor at Harvard Medical School and director of tumor biology laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital.
USA: Indian American Gurbir Grewal appointed Bergen County Prosecutor - Gurbir Grewal, 42, a leading attorney in New Jersey will make history if the state Senate confirms his nomination to become the first Indian-American prosecutor in the state.