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Financial year hasn't been extended, Centre clarifies

There were reports on some section of news media that the beginning of financial year has been extended to July 1 from April 1 but Ministry of finance clarified that this is baseless rumour. "There is fake news circulating in some sections of media that the financial year has been extended. A notification issued by the Government of India on 30th March 2020 with respect to some other amendments done in the Indian Stamp Act is being misquoted: Ministry of Finance", Ministry of Finance tweeted. Src: https://bit.ly/3dIHlnm

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Telangana govt to cut salary of govt employees to tackle financial crisis

The Telangana government announced drastic pay cuts for all its govt employees, bureaucrats and public representatives to tackle financial position of the state amid coronavirus that has affected 77 people so far. The range of pay cuts lie from a minimum of 10 per cent to a maximum of 75 per cent. The decision was taken in a high-level meeting convened by CM K. Chandrashekhar Rao to deal with financial crisis amid lockdown in view of coronavirus. Src: https://bit.ly/2WV86yU

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India records 227 Covid-19 cases, sharpest rise so far

In the last 24 hours, India has registered new 227 cases, totalling to 1,251 cases so far and 32 deaths. The biggest increase in cases were witnessed in Delhi after 25 new cases were reported yesterday, totalling it to 97. Five patients in the state have recovered while two have died so far. The centre reiterates that disease in under 2nd stage and still has not reached to community transmission stage. Src: https://bit.ly/2w3s2EY

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6 people who attended gathering at Mosque in Delhi, dies of Covid-19

Six people in Telangana died of Covid-19 after attending congregation at a mosque in Delhi's Nizamuddin. More than 2,000 delegates, including from Malaysia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan, attended the gathering of Tabligh-e-Jamaat - a Muslim religious organisation - from March 1 to 15. Around 1,400 people still continue to stay at the Jamaat's "Markaj" even after 21 days lockdown was imposed. More than 300 people who were a part of congregation have been taken to different hospital for Covid-19 test. Src: https://bit.ly/3bO81l9

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