At least 39 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways, police said.
Indian markets were directionless for most of the week as global cues remained mixed and investors reacted to corporate results, some of which dampened sentiment. On Monday, the markets are expected to react to U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech which focussed on ‘America First’.
Ben Stokes hit a brisk half-century and then picked up three crucial wickets to help England to a tense five-run win against India in the third and final one-day international at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncing the new U.S. leader the day after his inauguration.