Quarterly earnings would also impact trading
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SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar
Huawei will be “fine” even if it can’t buy chips from US suppliers. Photo: Reuters
Huawei will be “fine” even if it can’t buy chips from US suppliers. Photo: Reuters

US restrictions won’t hurt Huawei's growth, says CEO Ren Zhengfei

  • 'We have not done anything that violates the law,' Ren said, criticizing the US restrictions
  • Trump signed an order that’s expected to restrict Huawei and ZTE Corp. from selling equipment in the US

Customers can find the flights icon on the Amazon Pay page in the Amazon mobile app and on the website
Customers can find the flights icon on the Amazon Pay page in the Amazon mobile app and on the website

Now, you can book flight tickets on Amazon

  • Amazon has partnered with online travel and leisure activities platform Cleartrip to launch the service
  • Amazon said it would not levy any additional charges in case customers cancel the ticket

A file photo of IndiGo chief executive Ronojoy Dutta
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Exit Polls 2019 Live Updates: Predictions expected after 6.30 pm

  • Election Commission has issued instructions to not release exit poll predictions for both Lok Sabha and Assembly elections before 6.30 pm
  • Analysts say exit poll trends will set the tone for stock markets tomorrow

A portrait of Mrinalini Mukherjee. Courtesy: Mrinalini Mukherjee Foundation
A portrait of Mrinalini Mukherjee. Courtesy: Mrinalini Mukherjee Foundation

Breaking the mould: rise of the female voice in art

  • With significant retrospectives and women-led shows being organized by museums and galleries, the female voice in art is finally stronger than ever
  • The change has been a long time in the making, with women artists, who came after Amrita Sher-Gil in the 1950s-70s

Federal elections have historically resulted in short term volatility, says analysts
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 Voting is also being held in bypolls to four Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu. Photo: HT
Voting is also being held in bypolls to four Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu. Photo: HT

Voting for the final phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 begins

  • Prominent faces of the final phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 are Narendra Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Shatrughan Sinha, Sunny Deol
  • A total electorate of over 10.1 crore is eligible to cast their ballots in this phase

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A file photo of Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (Mint)
A file photo of Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora (Mint)

A day ahead of last phase of polling, EC in yet another controversy

  • CEC Sunil Arora said the top three members of the poll body are not 'expected to be template or clones of each other'
  • The EC has maintained that the ongoing developments are an 'internal matter' and that a meeting is set to take place on 21 May to discuss this and other related matters

Blockchain may make e-commerce cheaper, fairer

  • Blockchains allow multiple stakeholders to transact money or data virtually over linked peer-to-peer computer networks
  • It allows buyers, sellers to interact directly with each other without the need for third-party mediators of any kind

OPEC's agreed share of the cuts is 800,000 bpd, but its actual reduction is far large. Reuters
The government is allocating Jet’s flying rights on a temporary basis till the company resumes operations.
Mike Bezos is not the biological father of Jeff Bezos (Photo: Bloomberg)
Rana Kapoor.  (HT )
Puneet Chhatwal, managing director and chief executive officer, IHCL..
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PM Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah at a press conference in New Delhi (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Donald Trump's new immigration plan makes no change to the number of green cards allocated each year
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Travel credit cards essentially benefit people who travel frequently. (iStock)
Travel credit cards essentially benefit people who travel frequently. (iStock)

A cheat-sheet for your first overseas trip

  • Passport costs approximately 1,500 for a fresh application and 2,000 for a tatkal application
  • Travel insurance is a must for going abroad, as any unforeseen medical issue can cost you dearly

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A recent TMC-BJP clash at South 24 Parganas district. Hostilities between the parties have intensified in the run-up to the polls. (PTI )
A recent TMC-BJP clash at South 24 Parganas district. Hostilities between the parties have intensified in the run-up to the polls. (PTI )

Amid West Bengal brouhaha, high political stakes and disillusioned voters

  • In the midst of all the posturing, both TMC and BJP seem to be ignoring students who are a key constituency
  • With all parties pushing students to the margins in the state, it is not surprising that Vidyasagar’s bust gets trashed

SS Homme’s collection in collaboration with Carlo Barbera includes checks of all sizes (Photo Courtesy: SS Homme)
SS Homme’s collection in collaboration with Carlo Barbera includes checks of all sizes (Photo Courtesy: SS Homme)

Say check mate in a suit

  • SS Homme, Mumbai-based bespoke menswear atelier, is collaborating with Italian fabric manufacturer Carlo Barbera to create a line of dapper corporate suits
  • With an emphasis on pattern and pattern, the 25-esemble collection encapsulates the dressing habits of young, well-travelled Indians

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg Photo: Bloomberg
Sir Howard Hugh Panter, joint CEO and creative director, Trafalgar Entertainment Group. (Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)
A still from season 8, episode 5 of ‘Game Of Thrones’.
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The development may affect the sub-national polio round next month. (HT)
The NSE was found lapsing in three orders (Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Spencer’s will get to operate 36 Nature’s Basket stores in Mumbai, Pune and Bengaluru
Robin Kamark led Etihad Aviation’s minority equity investment strategy. (Bloomberg)
At the end of 31 March 2018, Jet’s total debt was  ₹5,285 crore, with trade payables of another  ₹6,400 crore (Reuters )
At the end of 31 March 2018, Jet’s total debt was 5,285 crore, with trade payables of another 6,400 crore (Reuters )

Five ways Jet Airways’ crash landing affected air travel industry

  • Jet's suspension of operations has crippled the air travel market and made ticket prices costlier, especially those booked closer to the travel date or on the travel date
  • The decrease in available seats for sale and the surge in price have brought the growth in the air travel market to a halt in March

Tesla CEO Elon Musk leaves Manhattan federal court after a hearing on his fraud settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in New York City.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk leaves Manhattan federal court after a hearing on his fraud settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in New York City.

Elon Musk to personally examine, review all Tesla expenses

  • Musk informed his Tesla team about the decision over an email that was sent to all employees, Electrek reported on Thursday
  • Tesla also closed a massive $2.7 billion capital raise in order to support its operations

Airtel had announced the rights issue to raise up to  ₹25,000 crore through issuance of fully paid-up shares at a price of  ₹220 per share.
Airtel had announced the rights issue to raise up to 25,000 crore through issuance of fully paid-up shares at a price of 220 per share.

Bharti Airtel's 25,000 crore rights issue oversubscribed

  • The company's rights issue, which had opened on 3 May, closed for subscription on Friday
  • SingTel said it will infuse 3,750 crore in Bharti Airtel by subscribing to the rights issue of the company

15th Finance Commission chairman N.K. Singh. (Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)
US President Donald Trump (Reuters)
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Swiss banks have been at the centre of a global clampdown against black money, including by the Indian authorities.  (Reuters )
Swiss banks have been at the centre of a global clampdown against black money, including by the Indian authorities. (Reuters )

Govt refuses to share Switzerland info on black money, cites confidentiality

  • There is no estimation of amount of black money in circulation both inside and outside the country, the ministry said
  • The Finance Ministry was also asked to provide details of black money cases received from other countries

Flipkart has partnered with HDFC Bank to offer 10% instant discount on transactions made via its debit and credit cards as well as for those opting for EMIs. (Reuters)
Flipkart has partnered with HDFC Bank to offer 10% instant discount on transactions made via its debit and credit cards as well as for those opting for EMIs. (Reuters)

Flipkart Big Shopping Days deals: Discounts on iPhone XR, Zenfone Max Pro M2

  • The five-day mega-sale started on 15 May and will go on till 19 May
  • Flipkart has partnered with HDFC Bank to offer 10% instant discount on transactions made via its debit and credit cards as well as for those opting for EMIs

On Thursday, shares of InterGlobe Aviation plunged 8.82% to  ₹1,466.6 on BSE, underperforming the benchmark Sensex’s 0.75% gain.