Pune's Oshan Kothadiya and Chennai's Sai Prithvi won a race each in the Pro Class of the Mumbai Falcons Indian eRacing Championship, in association with Volkswagen Motorsport. The duo picked up their first wins this season, at the Daytona International Speedway.
Qualifying saw Pune's Muhammad Ibrahim post a lap time of 1:43.924, a mere 0.021 seconds ahead of defending champion - Amith Kutti. Championship leader Sai Prithvi from Chennai was third.
As the lights went out, Ibrahim made a good start to lead race 1, but a few corners later, Kutti outbraked the leader to grab the lead.
In a significant recognition to the social welfare schemes launched by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the World Bank has approved a loan of $125 million (nearly Rs 1,000 crore) for inclusive social protection.
Earlier, IANS had indicated that the World Bank intends to finance the state government towards the cost of the "Women's Empowerment and Inclusive Social Protection Programme" and apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
On This Day in 2016: Australia were 4-0 up in the five-match ODI series in 2016. India were playing for pride and honour and did not want to concede a whitewash.
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