Sensex up1,100 points, Nifty above 8,500

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Mumbai, March 26 | Indian equity indices surged on Thursday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 1,100 points.

The rise in the stock market was in line with the gains in the Asian indices. Healthy buying in finance and banking stocks also supported the domestic indices.

At 10.12 a.m., Sensex was trading at 29,710.48, higher by 1174.70, or 4.12 from the previous close of 28,535.78.

It had opened at 29,073.71 and has so far touched an intra-day high or 29,768.99 and a low of 28,566.34.

The Nifty50 was trading at 8,625.35, higher by 307.50 points or 3.70 per cent from the previous close.

On the Sensex, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank and Bajaj Auto were the top gainers, while NTPC, ITC and Maruti Suzuki were the only stocks that fell so far.

Source: IANS

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Covid-19 Lockdown : Greenwood High International School comes forward to help the needy

Covid-19 Lockdown : Greenwood High International School comes forward to help the needy

Bangalore, April 02, 2020 : The nationwide lockdown to combat Coronavirus outbreak in the country has led to severe difficulties for the poor and homeless people. In an effort to help the needy, Greenwood High International School, has come forward to do their bit to the cause. The school have undertaken the initiative to prepare food for 300 underprivileged families every day and distribute  in and around Sarjapur area with the help of Sarjapur police station. This would be a continuous support from the school authority towards the needy people until the lockdown ends. While distributing the food, the school authority also followed the social distancing norms and ensured that necessary precautionary measures like masks and gloves were used in the entire process to provide clean and hygienic food to the people.

Speaking on this initiative, Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High said: “As much as we believe in inculcating the values of benevolence and philanthropy among our students, we practise these ourselves too. Greenwood High has always been compassionate to help those in need and we continue to do so. We are mindful of contributing to the society in multiple ways and are proud to leverage our sources towards such an important cause. Several NGOs, individuals and businesses are pitching in to help the citizens and government through various initiatives with the hope that humanity would survive these dreadful times of coronavirus onslaught. We believe that only by active collaboration between all the members of the society, we will be able to overcome the impact of this pandemic.”

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