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Wednesday, August 16, 2000 6:41PM IST (1:11PM GMT)
 
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REDIFF.COM IS INDIA'S BEST SEARCH ENGINE AND BEST INDIAN PORTAL – SAY USERS IN A CONSUMER SURVEY FOR THE ‘PC QUEST USERS CHOICE AWARDS'
Results acknowledge Rediff.com as the leading Internet destination among Indian consumers
 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Rediff.com India Limited (NASDAQ: REDF), one of India's leading portals focusing on India and the global Indian community has been voted as India's No.1

‘Search Engine' and the joint winner for the ‘Best Indian Portal' at the ‘PC Quest Users Choice Awards'. Both the awards were won under the Web Computing category. The Awards are instituted by PC Quest-one of India's leading IT magazine.

Rediff.com lead the scores on key factors including brand currently used and brand most likely to be used in the next six months. The survey also included an analysis on the reasons for brand preferences that the users cited. These brand supremacy awards were based on a consumer survey conducted among users by Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) in eleven leading cities across the country. The cities include
Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Cochin, Patna and Lucknow. The research covered 2,600 respondents from small and medium enterprises and affluent households in these eleven cities across the country.

"We are extremely delighted to be voted as the best our users. Their acknowledgement is consistent with our own understanding of the environment and our abilities to meet the needs of our users, in both the work and home environment. As Indians increasingly use the Internet, we are encouraged by their feedback and look forward to offering relevant information, services and product enhancements to them," says Nitin Gupta, President and Chief Operating Officer at Rediff.com India Limited.

Rediff Search from Rediff.com – "The Best Indian Search Engine Award"
The fast and user-friendly Rediff Search from Rediff.com combines extreme high relevance of its own directory with one of the most advanced Web search technologies. The combination gives Indian surfers the most relevant sites based on their query with the help of a special "relevance engine" that has been developed in-house. Help topics are placed in strategic positions to provide trouble-shooting tips.

Rediff.com – "The Best Indian Portal Award"
Rediff.com's web site consists of interest specific channels, extensive community features, local language editions comprising Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil and Telugu, sophisticated search capabilities, and online shopping at the Rediff.com Marketplace. Rediff.com also offers users extensive Internet community offerings, which include e-mail, chat, instant messaging and personal homepages, all tailored to Indian interests. Rediff.com has developed its offerings based on the demands and the requirements of its users. The company also offers a U.S. version of its site, with content more relevant to the Indian community in the United States."

The ‘PC Quest Users Choice Awards' is held by PC Quest – one of India's leading monthly IT magazine covering personal computing products and services in the country. The main aim of the awards is to define the true winners of the Indian IT industry from the customers perspective. Since its inception, the awards have been recognized as the voice of the user and has gained respect in the Indian IT industry. The winners for this year's awards were decided on three broad categories, Personal Computing, Web Computing and Enterprise Computing.

Earlier Awards won by Rediff.com
Judges Award for the best ‘Net Media' for quality news reporting from an editorial team that breaks news as it happens, peoples favourite

‘Multilingual' site and ‘Search Engine' award at the Chip Dishnet DSL Web Awards 2000

‘Most Popular Among Indian's Website' and ‘Most Popular E-Commerce Website In India' through an opinion poll of Internet users conducted by Outlook –MDRA across six cities earlier this year

PC World Reader's Choice ‘Best Indian Website' award consecutively for three years 1997, 1998 and 1999

‘Most Popular Website' and ‘Best Designed Website' awards at the India Internet World 1998 exhibition and conference

‘Best Online Superstore' by PC Quest (April 2000) in India's first ever rating of e-commerce websites

 
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Pushpa Niar, pushpa@business2media.com, +91-11-3326022
Pushpa Niar, pushpa@business2media.com, +91-11-3326022
 
 
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