• Mon, Jul 16, 2018
  • Infosys shares soar 6 per cent after Q1 earnings

    Updated: Jul, 16, 201807:00 AM

    Shares of Infosys rose by nearly 6 per cent to hit its one-year high level today even as the company posted a lower-than-expected earnings for the quarter ended on June 30, 2018.
    Infosys shares soar 6 per cent after Q1 earnings
    The stock, after a positive opening, further gained 5.75 per cent to Rs 1,384.40 -- its 52-week high -- on BSE.On NSE, shares of the company surged 5 per cent to hit a one-year high of Rs 1,384.40.The stock was the biggest gainer among the blue chips on both indices during morning trade.Sanjeev Zarbade Vice President Research Kotak Securities said, Infosys results missed the street estimates.The country's second-biggest software services exporter, on Friday posted a lower-than-expected 3.7 per cent rise in net profit for the quarter ended on June 30, 2018, due to a one-off charge related to fair value reduction of up-for-sale Panaya business.The consolidated net profit in April-June at Rs 3,612 crore, or Rs 16.62 a share, was higher than Rs 3,483 crore, or Rs 15.24 a share, net earnings in the same period of the previous fiscal.Revenue...
  • Team of four introduces therapy sessions assisted by a friendly dog Team of four introduces therapy sessions assisted by a friendly dog
    Updated: Jul, 15, 201807:30 AM

    Called Tales with Tails 269, its founder Shilpa Raghavan says animals make great companions for restorative activities and intervention to help people with specific needs

  • Sudha Murthy’s book is easy to read, but heavy on sermonising Sudha Murthy’s book is easy to read, but heavy on sermonising
    Updated: Jul, 15, 201806:30 AM

    Before you pick up a copy of Here, There and Everywhere, do not confuse it with the famous Beatles’ song. Here, There and Everywhere is a collection of Sudha Murthy’s best stories written over the...

  • Aerospace explained through theatre, arts Aerospace explained through theatre, arts
    Updated: Jul, 13, 201807:00 AM

    Vaayusastra, a team of engineers and theatre artistes, have collaborated to make the science behind flying comprehensible for children

  • Here's why men are more likely to buy an expensive ring for an attractive partner Here's why men are more likely to buy an expensive ring for an attractive partner
    Updated: Jul, 12, 201806:05 PM

    Your looks can affect your male partner's choice for buying an expensive engagement ring, says a study.

  • Cultivating joy in reading Cultivating joy in reading
    Updated: Jul, 12, 201807:30 AM

    “ONCE UPON A TIME....” doesn’t this line pique our curiosity and set the stage for us to be transported into another world? We all love stories and so do children, even babies!

  • When indigo saris stike a chord with women When indigo saris stike a chord with women
    Updated: Jul, 12, 201807:00 AM

    The Bailou Textile Show tells the tale about the weaves of India, which was redefined and reimagined by Bappaditya and Rumi

  • A musical that questions the current state of affairs in TN A musical that questions the current state of affairs in TN
    Updated: Jul, 11, 201807:00 AM

    While writing the lyrics for his debut Tamil concept album Amrit Rao didn’t expect it to turn into a social commentary, which questions society. Titled Baemaani, the album strikes a balance between a...

  • TN art forms inspires collection of saris TN art forms inspires collection of saris
    Updated: Jul, 10, 201807:00 AM

    Sunita Yogesh, a Chartered Accountant-turned textile designer speaks about her new line of six yards that’s been inspired by the art forms in the state

  • Breaking gender stereotypes through pure entertainment Breaking gender stereotypes through pure entertainment
    Updated: Jul, 10, 201806:30 AM

    The city is going to witness its first multicultural drag show which is a confluence of culture, comedy