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Amazing! How electricity reached Elephanta Caves 70 years after Independence - Financial Express

25Feb2018
Financial ExpressAmazing! How electricity reached Elephanta Caves 70 years after IndependenceFinancial ExpressSeventy years after Independence of the country, the island that houses the UNESCO World Heritage site Elephanta Caves has got the gift of electricity. The world-famous Gharapuri Isle has finally got electricity through a 7.5-km long undersea cable.'Elephanta Island's electricity supply beginning development period'Business Standardall 5 news articles »
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Mumbai's Elephanta, Home To 1500 Year Old Caves, Gets Electricity - NDTV

30Mar2018
NDTVMumbai's Elephanta, Home To 1500 Year Old Caves, Gets ElectricityNDTVMumbai: Deepa Bhoir used to sit in darkness outside her island home and stare at Mumbai glowing in the distance. Now she stays up late watching soap operas -- one of millions of Indians whose lives have been transformed by a drive to get power to every ...and more »
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Elephanta festival begins this weekend; Maha govt works on homestay options for tourists - Hindustan Times

25Jan2018
Hindustan TimesElephanta festival begins this weekend; Maha govt works on homestay options for touristsHindustan TimesThe Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) is working on a tie-up between hospitality provider Airbnb and locals for offering home-stay to tourists visiting the Elephanta Caves island located in Mumbai Harbour. The policy aims to overcome ...Maharashtra govt to host Elephanta festival for first time after 26/11Times of IndiaMumbai: MTDC working on policy to tie-up with Airbnb, home-stay for tourists at ElephantaFree Press JournalElephanta island to host fest after 9 yrsDaily News & AnalysisTimes Nowall 8 news articles »
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Maharashtra and Airbnb join hands to start homestays at Elephanta Island - Hindustan Times

09Jun2018
Hindustan TimesMaharashtra and Airbnb join hands to start homestays at Elephanta IslandHindustan TimesThe Maharashtra government on Friday announced a collaboration with Airbnb, the American community-driven hospitality company, to start homestay facilities at Elephanta Island, located 10-km off Mumbai's coast and home to 6th-century cave temples ...
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Airbnb to help MTDC train home owners in hospitality - The Hindu

10Jun2018
The HinduAirbnb to help MTDC train home owners in hospitalityThe HinduThe programme will be introduced fiirst n Elephanta village, where MTDC and Airbnb will associate with the gram panchayat, identify 35 homes and get them aligned with Airbnb standards. Hosts would be the first set of entrepreneurs in this programme.and more »
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10bm-lalatendu-G76456EFD3jpgjpg - The Hindu

11Jun2018
The Hindu10bm-lalatendu-G76456EFD3jpgjpgThe HinduJune 11, 2018 04:07 IST. Updated: June 11, 2018 04:07 IST. Share Article; PRINT; A A A. Bed and breakfast: The MTDC and Airbnb will first select 35 homes in Elephanta village. file photo. June 11, 2018 04:07 IST. Updated: June 11, 2018 04:07 IST. more-in.
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Finally, Elephanta gets 24x7 power - Times of India

22Feb2018
Times of IndiaFinally, Elephanta gets 24x7 powerTimes of IndiaNAVI MUMBAI: Seventy years after Independence, the Gharapuri island that houses the Elephanta Caves will finally get 24x7 power supply starting Thursday thanks to four 7.5km undersea cables that will carry electricity all the way from Uran. Though just ...70 years after Independence power reaches Elephanta Caves near MumbaiEconomic TimesFinally, Elephanta to be electrified todayMumbai MirrorElephanta Island, off Mumbai coast, will get permanent power supply from todayHindustan Timesgulfnews.comall 12 news articles »
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Airbnb signs MoUs in Maharashtra and North-East to 'boost tourism' - MediaNama.com

12Jun2018
MediaNama.comAirbnb signs MoUs in Maharashtra and North-East to 'boost tourism'MediaNama.comThe first project under the partnership will kick off with Elephanta Island near Mumbai. The island is home to the 6th-century Elephanta caves — a UNESCO World Heritage site, protected by Archaeological Survey of India. Fresh construction is not ...
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Why Staying on the Cruise Ship Can Sometimes Beat Sightseeing - Condé Nast Traveler

15Jun2018
Condé Nast TravelerWhy Staying on the Cruise Ship Can Sometimes Beat SightseeingCondé Nast TravelerI'd returned to the ship to wash up after a morning spent kicking up hot dust at the Elephanta Caves while our guide engaged us with the complex love story of Shiva and Parvati and sweat clung to my shirt. Now the exhalation of my stateroom's AC ...
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'Moby Dick' says Elephanta has the oldest whale portrait. Where on earth did Melville get that idea? - Scroll.in

12Jun2018
Scroll.in'Moby Dick' says Elephanta has the oldest whale portrait. Where on earth did Melville get that idea?Scroll.in“Now by all odds, the most ancient extant portrait anyways purporting to be the whale's, is to be found in the famous cavern-pagoda of Elephanta, in India…. The Hindoo whale, referred to, occurs in a separate department of the wall, depicting the ...
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