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1077. 

Who has become the first Indian female scientist to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in the UK?

[A]. Gagandeep Kang
[B]. Tessy Thomas
[C]. Yamuna Krishnan
[D]. Nandini Harinath

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Professor Gagandeep Kang has become the first Indian female scientist to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in the UK fellowship's 358-year-history. The 56-year-old is the Executive Director of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute at Faridabad. Other notable FRS inducted in 2019 include Fields Medal-winning mathematicians Akshay Venkatesh and Manjul Bhargava.

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