Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar said that control room for oxygen supply has been made in Chandigarh amid soared requirement of oxygen in the state. He also informed that they have received 12,700 Remdesivir injections from the Centre till now out of demand of 20,000. "We have made control room for oxygen supply in Chandigarh. We have been allotted 70 MT per day of oxygen from Odisha. We have acquired 20 tankers for the transportation of oxygen. We need more tankers. We have demanded 20,000 Remdesivir injections from the Centre, as of now we have received 12,700 injections. We also received 160 Tocilizumab injections from the Centre, out of which we gave 80 to private hospitals and 80 to govt medical colleges," said CM Manohar Lal Khattar.
Equity benchmark indices remained bullish despite trimming some early gains on April 26 following some reports that India's second wave of coronavirus will peak soon. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 508 points or 1.06 per cent higher at 48,387 while the Nifty 50 ticked up by 144 points or 1 per cent to 14,485. Except for Nifty pharma which dipped by 0.8 per cent, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in green zone with Nifty realty advancing by 3.4 per cent, PSU bank and private bank by 1.7 per cent each, financial service by 1.3 per cent and metal by 2 per cent. Among stocks, Axis Bank moved up by 4.2 per cent to Rs 699.50 per share while ICICI Bank rose by 3.3 per cent and State Bank of India by 2.5 per cent.
Equity benchmark indices rose nearly 1.3 per cent during early hours on Monday following some reports that India's second wave of coronavirus will peak soon even as over 3.5 lakh new cases were reported in the past 24 hours. Positive global cues also helped the market sentiment with domestic investors setting aside for a while concerns over the economic impact of lockdowns and weakness in rupee. At 10:25 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 658 points or 1.37 per cent at 48,536 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 179 points or 1.25 per cent to 14,520. Except for Nifty pharma which dipped slightly, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in green zone with Nifty private bank advancing by 2.6 per cent, PSU bank by 1.9 per cent, financial service by 2 per cent and realty by 1.7 per cent. Among stocks, ICICI Bank moved up by 5 per cent to Rs 598.80 per share while Axis Bank rose by 3.5 per cent, Kotak Mahindra Bank by 2.1 per cent and IndusInd Bank by 1.9 per cent.
Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday as a record single-day spike of over three lakh COVID-19 cases weighed on investor sentiment. At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was down by 211 points or 0.44 per cent at 47,495 while the Nifty 50 edged lower by 52 points or 0.37 per cent to 14,244. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty private bank dipping by 1.1 per cent, FMCG by 0.9 per cent and auto by 0.7 per cent. But Nifty metal rose by 1.8 per cent and pharma by 1 per cent. Among stocks, IndusInd bank dropped by 3.1 per cent to Rs 818.35 per share and Axis Bank by 1.6 per cent to Rs 641.55.