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Who was Franz Kafka and why is he more popular than ever?

Published on May 30, 2024 01:41 PM IST

Franz Kafka is one of the best-known German-language authors in the world, even though he has been dead for 100 years.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) is one of the most important writers of the 20th century (Darchivio/opale.photo/picture alliance )
By | Posted by Tapatrisha Das

Italy's stolen antiquities find sanctuary in Rome's Museum for Rescued Art

Antiquities looted from Italy and sold on the global black market have found a new home in Rome's Museum for Rescued Art.

Museum for Rescued Art in Rome highlights recovered treasures(Photo by Tiziana FABI / AFP)
Published on May 30, 2024 11:23 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on May 30

The day of May 30 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on May 30
Published on May 30, 2024 06:30 AM IST

Best TV table stands are sleek to look at and sturdy when used

Best TV table stands are furniture designed to hold TVs securely. They come in various styles and sizes to accommodate different TVs and complement home decor.

Best TV table stand is an ideal addition to your home.
Published on May 29, 2024 08:48 PM IST

Best office chairs: Top 7 picks for a comfortable day at work

Best office chairs: A bad office chair can ruin efficiency. Check out our top 7 options that prioritise ergonomic support, enhance posture and reduce fatigue.

The best office chairs to ensure you work in comfort.
(Pexels)
Published on May 29, 2024 06:43 PM IST
ByNeha Ravi Khandelwal

From Kottayam to Kolkata, on the trail of the planter’s chair

Sarita Sundar and Rachel Lee’s research project is unearthing new insights into the life and times of a chair that was synonymous with the colonial lifestyle.

Sarita Sundar and Rachel Lee check out planter's chairs at an antique store in Kochi. (Crafters, Kochi)
Published on May 29, 2024 12:55 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mozart: Music of a tortured soul

Mozart was more than just a child prodigy and pop star of his time. This year's Mozartfest delves deep into his soul.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart only lived to be 35 (Imago/United Archives International )
Published on May 29, 2024 12:53 PM IST
By | Posted by Tapatrisha Das

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on May 29

The day of May 29 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on May 29
Published on May 29, 2024 06:30 AM IST

Best single sofas for your living room: Top 9 options for exceptional comfort

Looking for the best single sofa for your living room? Check out our list of the top 9 single sofas and find the perfect one for your needs today!

Discover unmatched comfort and style with the best single sofa for your living space.
Published on May 28, 2024 05:09 PM IST
ByAffiliate Desk

Add sunshine to your home with these expert-approved summer decor tips

From bringing natural elements in your home to using accessories for a pop of colour in your decor, interior designer Juhi Jaiswal Chaubey shares her ideas

Bring in Summer with your decor (Instagram)
Published on May 28, 2024 04:08 PM IST
ByAbigail banerji

Summer home makeover tips: Top nautical-inspired interior design trends

Nautical-inspired interior design captures coastal cool with crisp white walls, natural materials and seafaring motifs, offering a versatile style for home.

Nautical-inspired interiors offer versatility to suit any space and taste, bringing a touch of the beach indoors for a tranquil escape.(Freepik)
Published on May 28, 2024 12:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on May 28

The day of May 28 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on May 28
Published on May 28, 2024 06:30 AM IST

Interior design guide: 5 essential tips to make your new house feel like home

Transform your house into a haven with these interior tips that will help you personalise and create a home that reflects your unique style and personality.

Moving into a new space offers a fresh start and the perfect opportunity to make it your own. (Pixabay)
Published on May 27, 2024 08:40 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Best folding sofa beds: Top 7 choices for seamless style and functionality

Explore the best folding sofa beds for seamless style and functionality, perfect for compact living spaces. Check out all the options mentioned below.

Transform your space with this versatile folding sofa bed.
Published on May 27, 2024 07:41 PM IST
ByAffiliate Desk

Work in style: Top picks for chic and practical computer desks for your home

Computer desks are more than just a space to keep your system. It is a work space that is able to accommodate every essential needed for you to work better.

 A good computer desk is essential for optimum work output.
Published on May 27, 2024 07:20 PM IST

Best rolling chairs: Explore top 6 options for better posture and comfort

Discover the best rolling chairs for better comfort and posture at work. Improve your productivity with these ergonomic solutions. Find your perfect fit today!

Upgrade your workspace with the best rolling chairs today!(Unsplash)
Published on May 27, 2024 07:09 PM IST

Jerusalem excavation uncovers 2,300-year-old gold ring from Hellenistic period

Archaeologists have unearthed a remarkably well-preserved 2,300-year-old gold ring from the Hellenistic period in Jerusalem's City of David.

2,300-year-old child's ring found in Jerusalem's City of David archaeological park, shedding new light on the city's inhabitants during the Hellenistic Period.(Asaf Peri/City of David.)
Published on May 27, 2024 05:34 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Tel Aviv

Lost Caravaggio masterpiece unveiled at Prado museum after remarkable discovery

Discover the captivating saga of Caravaggio's "Ecce Homo" as it emerges from mistaken identity to rightful recognition at Madrid's Prado museum.

Embark on a journey through the captivating tale of mistaken identity and remarkable discovery as Caravaggio's renowned masterpiece,
Published on May 27, 2024 02:33 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Exploring smart home trends: The latest innovations in tech-integrated living

From automated lighting to voice-controlled assistants, check out the latest trends in home technology that are transforming houses into intelligent spaces.

Welcome to the future of living! In today's tech-driven world, smart homes are revolutionising the way we interact with our living spaces. (Unsplash)
Published on May 27, 2024 02:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on May 27

The day of May 27 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on May 27
Published on May 27, 2024 06:00 AM IST

World Marketing Day 2024: Date, history, significance

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

Every year, World Marketing Day is observed on May 27.(Unsplash)
Published on May 26, 2024 07:15 PM IST
By, Delhi

Transform your bedroom with these stylish bedroom wardrobes: Top 7 picks

Give your boring bedroom a fresh and stylish appeal with these top 7 bedroom wardrobes

Top 8 bedroom wardrobes that will change the appearance of your bedroom(Pexels)
Published on May 26, 2024 10:00 AM IST

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on May 26

The day of May 26 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on May 26
Published on May 26, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Life after 50: A coming-of-middle-age story, in this week’s Life Hacks

At this age, one meets new realities and new kinds of fears. Used right, it can be a time of wake-up calls, and of simply growing wiser.

Manhood (1840), from the Voyage of Life series by Thomas Cole. What are the rapids that most threaten your peace and serenity? Middle-age is a time to figure that out. (Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on May 25, 2024 02:56 PM IST

A steamy affair: Swetha Sivakumar on the science of pressure-cooking

Air pressure acts as an invisible force on food, no matter what the utensil. See how it works, on pulses, milk, juices, and popcorn.

A 1950s print advertisement for Ekcomatic pressure cookers. (HT Archives)
Updated on May 25, 2024 02:51 PM IST
BySwetha Sivakumar

A different kind of twitter: A look at languages without words

Some tribes still communicate in birdlike whistles, others use ‘talking’ drums. And, of course, there’s yodelling. Take a look, in this week’s Capital Letters.

Like the Kele in Congo, the Yoruba of Nigeria (above) use talking drums to communicate. (Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on May 25, 2024 02:42 PM IST
ByAdam Jacot de Boinod

Not from around here, are you?: Decoding the signal from the furthest galaxy

An Indian from Bengaluru, a telescope in Pune and a researcher in Canada united to capture the almost invisible – a signal from the early years of the universe.

The Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope in Pune is an array of 30 massive steerable antennae. It played a key role in helping the two physicists capture the signal. (Adobe Stock)
Updated on May 25, 2024 02:49 PM IST

Gather the storm troopers: A look at 150 years of IMD

The agency began with a single employee. It’s seen blue skies, cloudy days. See how it's evolving, but why it still can’t reliably say: Will it rain tomorrow?

In a key instance of delayed notice, the warning about the dust storm that hit Mumbai on May 13 only went out about an hour before it struck. (HT Archives)
Updated on May 25, 2024 02:02 PM IST

The field is wide open at Euro 2024: The Sporting Life by Rudraneil Sengupta

France is brimming with young talent. Italy and Germany have a good shot. England, as always, look solid on paper. Who will it be?

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma at work, during the Euro 2020. How far will the team make it this time? They have lost some of their spark, and the squad is ageing, but don’t rule them out. They retain a rock-solid defence. (UEFA)
Updated on May 25, 2024 01:50 PM IST
ByRudraneil Sengupta

Curdle bug: Will a missing mould kill the Camembert?

A race for the whitest wheel caused makers to lean on a single strain – a mutant, albino spore that is now dying out. How will the cheese survive? What’s next?

The creamy, complex cheese is known for its mushroomy notes, rich lactic flavours, and slight whiff of a flavour like sweet roasted cauliflower. (Adobe Stock)
Updated on May 25, 2024 01:48 PM IST
ByAnesha George
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