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Why Immanuel Kant's philosophy is still relevant amid today's wars

Published on Apr 20, 2024 04:00 PM IST

April 22 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of German philosopher Immanuel Kant, who wrote "Perpetual Peace."

Kantianism or Kantian is sometimes used to describe contemporary positions in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics (Heinz-Dieter Falkenstein/imageBROKER/picture alliance )
By | Posted by Tapatrisha Das

Dinner and a show?: How to tell a partner they’re behaving badly

It can be hard to tell a loved one that they are being embarrassing or inappropriate. Here are my favourite tips (including one I use), says Simran Mangharam.

All Night Long (1963-64). There are probably some cringing spouses tucked away, in this triptych of a party by the British artist Michael Andrews. (National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne)
Updated on Apr 20, 2024 03:54 PM IST
BySimran Mangharam

The green mile: Swetha Sivakumar, on how to make vegetables more fun

A tomato is really three ingredients. Acids can transform chopped onion, while retaining its crunch. Check out hacks for the harvest. In this week’s Sound Bites

 (Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 20, 2024 03:33 PM IST
BySwetha Sivakumar

Pottering around in Andretta: Art meets history in a village in the Himalayas

Prithviraj Kapoor lived here as a young man. Potters, painters and poets did too. All on the invitation of an Englishwoman who loved India, and the stage.

A room at The Mirage, a homestay built in Andretta in 1948. It housed Prithviraj Kapoor’s drama teacher, Jai Dayal. The two would spend years in Andretta, immersed in theatre, before Kapoor moved on to make films, and make history, in Bombay. (Courtesy The Mirage)
Updated on Apr 20, 2024 03:31 PM IST
ByGustasp

Shooting stars: Rudraneil Sengupta, on an incredible sporting comeback

It takes courage and effort to rebound after losses as severe as those of the Tokyo Olympics. Yet India’s shooters aren’t just back, they’re better than before.

India’s Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary with Bomi Kim of Korea, during the 10m air pistol mixed-team qualification round at the Tokyo Olympics. (Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 20, 2024 03:10 PM IST
ByRudraneil Sengupta

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 20

The day of April 20 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 20
Published on Apr 20, 2024 02:21 AM IST

Who hid the smoking gun? K Narayanan, on what ails the detective show

Tech is the villain of the piece, Narayanan says. What is the role of a good detective, in a time of digital surveillance and AI profiling?

Retellings of old stories feature French detectives and luxury trains: A still from the 2017 retelling of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 09:46 PM IST
ByK Narayanan

The early days of ISS: Read an exclusive excerpt from Outposts on the Frontier

Jay Chladek writes about how language, protocols, living quarters and habits evolved, in the weeks after Expedition 1 docked at the International Space Station.

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Updated on Apr 19, 2024 04:59 PM IST
ByJay Chladek

It ISS a final farewell: What it will take to bring space station down to Earth

The operation will cost $1 billion and stretch out over months. Meanwhile, ISS wasn’t the first. Take a look at a timeline of space stations before this one.

NASA astronaut Josh Cassada photographs Earth from ISS’s seven-window cupola or viewing deck, in 2022. (NASA)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 04:47 PM IST
BySukanya Datta

Cosmic experiments on a floating lab: Notes on the future, from ISS

Fire, water, sleep, matter... everything works differently in zero-gravity. So, experiments on ISS tend to throw up surprises. Here are some ongoing ones.

Take fire. On Earth, gravity helps shape a typical flame. Away from Earth’s atmosphere, small flames tend to be rounder. (NASA)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 04:45 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

Watch this Space: What’s next, after ISS? Change is coming to Low-Earth Orbit

The International Space Station will soon be gone. In its place, private laboratories will compete, and hopefully collaborate. Tour an evolving LEO landscape.

A view of the International Space Station in orbit around Earth. (NASA)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 04:07 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

Cask a spell: See why India, the world’s largest whisky market, is buying local

Home-grown labels, once a thing to hide away, are now brands to boast about. Single-malt makers are capitalising on climate, indigenous barley, Indian origins.

Barrels of whisky at a Piccadily distillery.
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 03:58 PM IST

Take a tour of architect Bijoy Jain’s work

In his two decades of practising architecture, he has designed homes, studios and hotels around the world. As a show in Paris draws to a close, a quick tour.

The home-and-studio in Byculla. (Courtesy Studio Mumbai / Fondation Cartier)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 03:47 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

Life, the universe and everything: A Wknd interview with architect Bijoy Jain

He has designed furniture for Hermès, luxury homes and hotels. But the shapes he has formed aren’t his true legacy, says Jain, 59. Read about the idea that is.

 (Photo courtesy Fondation Cartier / Thibaut Voisin)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 09:24 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

Vintage vibes: 10 tips to incorporate retro finds into modern home décor

Infusing retro finds into modern home décor can breathe new life into living spaces. Here are 8 expert tips to integrate vintage vibes into your interior design

Unlock a blend of nostalgia and contemporary flair by infusing retro finds into modern home décor(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 04:35 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Berlin exhibition honours Caspar David Friedrich's 250th birthday anniversary

Berlin commemorates the 250th anniversary of Caspar David Friedrich with a captivating exhibition at the Alte Nationalgalerie, showcasing the iconic landscapes.

A man sits in front of a copy of Caspa David Friedrich's painting Monastery Cemetery In Snow' during a press preview of the exhibition 'Caspar David Friedrich. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 03:04 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Berlin

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 18

The day of April 15 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 15
Published on Apr 18, 2024 06:06 AM IST

World Heritage Day: Apoorva Arora loves Delhi's options for historical sites

On World Heritage Day (April 18), actor Apoorva Arora reconnects with her roots in Delhi to explore its historical beauty as she visits Pir Ghaib with HT City.

Actor Apoorva Arora visited Pir Ghaib in Kamla Nehru Ridge to mark World Heritage Day.(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Published on Apr 18, 2024 12:09 AM IST
ByKriti Kambiri

Indian whiskey clinches top spot as world's best single malt

Godawan Single Malt Whisky achieves an outstanding score of 96 points, claiming the title of Best Indian Product at the esteemed London Spirits Competition.

Godawan Century wins top honours at 2024 London Spirits Competition with a score of 96 points, recognised as the best single malt whiskey from India.(Pixabay)
Published on Apr 17, 2024 04:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Kid's room makeover: Expert tips for making your child's dream room come to life

Unlock your child's imagination with a dream room tailored just for them. Explore creative tips to design a space that ignites joy and sparks endless adventures

Unlock your child's imagination with a dream room designed just for them.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 17, 2024 03:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Heritage Day 2024: Date, history, significance of the day

World Heritage Day 2024: From history to significance, here's all that you need to know about the special day.

World Heritage Day 2024: Every year the occasion is observed on April 18.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2024 04:22 PM IST
By, Delhi

Salman Rushdie reflects on attack in his book ‘Knife’

In his book, Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder, Salman Rushdie explores the stabbing that nearly killed him in 2022.

In
Published on Apr 17, 2024 09:31 AM IST
By, New Delhi

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 17

The day of April 17 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 17
Published on Apr 17, 2024 08:00 AM IST

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 15

The day of April 15 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 15
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 12:41 PM IST

Cimafunk makes history at Coachella as first Cuban artist to perform

Cimafunk, the Cuban performer blending Caribbean groove with New Orleans brass, made history at Coachella as the first Cuban-born artist to grace its stage.

Cimafunk's music is a fusion of Afrobeat, funk, and hip hop, offering a unique exploration of movement and relief through infectious beats and spirited performances.(Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)
Published on Apr 14, 2024 06:09 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

NY's Met Museum shifts focus to African art, history in bid for diversity

Metropolitan Museum of Art to shift focus to African art and culture, aiming to attract more diverse visitors and offer a less Eurocentric perspective.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, one of the world's largest museums, wants to offer its millions of visitors an approach to art that is less
Published on Apr 14, 2024 04:08 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

7 summer decor ideas that will make your home feel cool and fresh

From intimate indoor ambience to nature-inspired mood boards, interior designer Punam Kalra shares seven summer decor ideas to make your home cool and fresh.

Embrace the essence of summer indoors with a refreshing home makeover(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 14, 2024 02:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 14

The day of April 14 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 14
Published on Apr 14, 2024 11:07 AM IST

Mumbai philatelist turns back time with collection of four lakh stamps

Mumbai philatelist turns back time with collection of four lakh stamps

HT Image
Published on Apr 14, 2024 09:02 AM IST
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The timeless dance of opposites: Life Hacks by Charles Assisi

We must make room for ambiguity and doubt, particularly in times of blusterous certainty. No civilisation has ever benefited from assuming a monopoly on truth.

A Nativity scene on the facade of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Accompanying my wife Anna on her spiritual treks, even as an atheist, I have found beauty in the music, heritage and architecture associated with her faith. (Adobe Stock)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 02:18 PM IST
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