Inside Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar’s New York City adventure. See photos

Milind Soman sitting at a table with a birthday cake: Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar Photo: Instagram/MilindSoman

Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar Photo: Instagram/MilindSoman

Ankita Konwar and Milind Soman recently took off to the US for a vacation. The couple have been sharing snippets on Instagram, giving their followers a sneak peek of their holiday fun.


Ankita and Milind visited the New York City and shared pictures from various tourist spots around the city. The couple visited the Empire

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Hyatt and Genting Americas Announce Plans for Hyatt Regency JFK at Resorts World New York


Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Genting Americas announced today plans for a new hotel located at Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNYC). Hyatt Regency JFK at Resorts World New York is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2021, and will be an eight-story 400-room four-star hotel with residential-inspired guestrooms and premium suites with energizing design and insightful in-room technology. The hotel will

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Returning to New York from an international destination? You’ll likely have to quarantine

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Amidst the myriad headlines that have peppered media sources this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has added a couple of his own.

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Flights between London and New York ‘could restart by Christmas’

In a normal year, 5 million tourists visit the USA from the UK and 4.5 million go the other way. Travel between the two countries has been all but impossible since March. But now the British and American governments are said to be in talks to introduce a ‘transatlantic air bridge’ connecting London and New York – meaning that your dream city break (or that all-important family reunion) could be

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The Wristwatch at 100 – The New York Times

Oh, how times have changed!

When wristwatches — or “wristlets” as they were then known — came into vogue in the second half of the 19th century, they were delicate, bejeweled and wildly inaccurate status symbols for well-to-do women who rarely needed to know the time. The only masculine choice was a pocket watch.

Beginning around 1920, however, soldiers returning from World War I popularized the style of wearing a

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Roosevelt Hotel in New York to close after nearly 100 years due to the coronavirus pandemic

Since 1924, the Roosevelt Hotel has been a witness to history.

a car parked in front of a building: After nearly a century in business, the Roosevelt Hotel will permanently close its doors.

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After nearly a century in business, the Roosevelt Hotel will permanently close its doors.

The New York City landmark was the election headquarters for Gov. Thomas Dewey when he incorrectly announced he defeated Harry Truman in the 1948 presidential election. It has served as the backdrop for movies such as “The Irishman” and it

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Trump turned his hotels, resorts into ‘Beltway’s new back rooms’: New York Times

The New York Times has released a report, the fourth in its series, based on President Donald Trump’s federal tax returns, illustrating how the paper says the president turned “his own hotels and resorts into the Beltway’s new back rooms, where public and private business mix and special interests reign.”

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump walks to the White House residence after exiting Marine One on the South Lawn on June 25, 2020, in Washington.

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President Donald Trump walks to the White House residence after exiting Marine One on the

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Trump turned his hotels, resorts into ‘Beltway’s new back rooms,’ New York Times reports

Trump attended 34 political fundraisers at his hotels and resorts that brought in $3 million in revenue, the Times reported.

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Wildlife In Need zoo owner Tim Stark’s time on the run ends with arrest in New York

Tim Stark, the unconventional and erratic owner of Southern Indiana’s Wildlife In Need roadside zoo who’s been on the run from local authorities for weeks, has been arrested in New York, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

a man standing in front of a monkey: Tim Stark cuddles several monkeys on the property at Wildlife in Need in Charlestown.

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Tim Stark cuddles several monkeys on the property at Wildlife in Need in Charlestown.

Stark was taken into custody overnight in Washington County, which borders

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Woody Allen is back with ‘A Rainy Day in New York.’ But it’s just more of the same

Timothée Chalamet and Elle Fanning in "A Rainy Day in New York." <span class="copyright">(Jessica Miglio / Signature Entertainment)</span>
Timothée Chalamet and Elle Fanning in “A Rainy Day in New York.” (Jessica Miglio / Signature Entertainment)

The Times is committed to reviewing theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because moviegoing carries risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials.

“A Rainy Day in New York” is the

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Fact-Checking the Vice-Presidential Debate – The New York Times

— Mr. Pence

Through its expedited vaccine development program, Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration is already funding the manufacturing of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines, and has contracts with five drugmakers that have vaccine candidates in late-stage trials.

But just one of the five — Pfizer — has said that it could have initial results this month, and the Food and Drug Administration this week

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Castle Howard and York Minster make Lonely Planet’s list of world’s best travel experiences

Two visitor attractions in Yorkshire have been included in travel guide Lonely Planet’s list of the top 500 experiences in the world.

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Castle Howard

York Minster and the Castle Howard estate are among 34 British entries to be featured in the second edition of the Ultimate Travel List – more than any other country.

‘Experiences’ must

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‘A Rainy Day in New York’ Review: How to Ruin Your Weekend

Here’s an odd bit of personal 2020 trivia: The last movie I bought a ticket to see in a theater was “A Rainy Day in New York.” That was in January, when I squandered part of a wintry afternoon in Bologna, Italy, and dragged my blameless spouse to a matinee of what was then the latest Woody Allen film. (A newer one, “Rifkin’s Festival,” has since surfaced at the San

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Picture Perfect Getaways for Long Weekends Near New York City

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From Town & Country

Sweater weather is here, and it’s the perfect time to hit the road and take in the beauty of the autumn season. Nowhere is the foliage more spectacular than the Northeast. Whether you’re taking in the crisp fall air overlooking the Hudson River, hiking the majestic Berkshires Hills, or strolling the picturesque New England towns of Litchfield County, these three itineraries will send

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Hilton Times Square closure may be ‘tip of the iceberg’ for New York hotels

This week’s announcement of the permanent closure of the iconic 44-story Hilton Times Square hotel in the heart of New York City was a wake-up call for the embattled hospitality industry, especially in urban markets suffering from a coronavirus-driven tourism drought.

The move follows a decision earlier this week by Ashford Hospitality to hand over the keys to its recently purchased Embassy Suites in Midtown West to its lender after

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New York Surge Rises; Third Senator Tests Positive: Virus Update

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Donald Trump’s doctor gave an upbeat account of the president’s fight against Covid-19 on Saturday that was almost immediately contradicted by the disclosure from a person familiar with the matter that Trump’s vital signs were very concerning over the past 24 hours. “I am feeling well!” Trump tweeted.

New U.S. cases rose 0.8% to 54,215 on Friday, higher than the average of the previous seven days. New

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New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays staying at same hotel


Yankees beat writer Pete Caldera on the Game 2 win and clinch of the AL Wild Card series at Cleveland.

SAN DIEGO – Before the Tampa Bay Rays traveled here for AL Division Series, center fielder Kevin Kiermaier repeated his take about their rivalry with the New York Yankees.

“They don’t like us. We don’t like them.’’

“I think the feeling’s probably mutual,’’ said Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner.

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New York Film Festival 2020: Nomadland Movie Review:

New York Film Festival 2020: Nomadland Review

By Matthew Passantino

Fern (Frances McDormand), the protagonist of “Nomadland,” has every reason to be angry and live her life through bitterness. She previously lived in Nevada, but her town and job fell victim to the Great Recession and she hasn’t been able to bounce back ever since. Fern’s husband died and she doesn’t have any children. Despite all of the reasons to

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Virginia removed from travel advisory lists in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

VIRGINIA – The state health departments in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut updated their travel advisory lists on Tuesday and removed Virginia from their lists.

The other state removed was Arizona while Colorado was added.

The three states, working together, created the lists as a measure to keep the spread of the coronavirus down once those states reported decreasing case numbers and low positive rates as those numbers increased

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New York Film Festival Chiefs on Moving Forward During COVID-19: ‘Nothing Was the Same’

The 58th edition of the New York Film Festival is unlike any of the previous 57 iterations. Coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings forced the festival’s organizers to overhaul their usual approach to highlighting the best of cinema. Gone are the red carpets, glitzy parties, and celebrity-packed premieres at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, a casualty of a global pandemic that has simultaneously upended awards season and forced many studios to

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