Rediff gets real -- newswise

Mumbai, March 5, 2012 --Online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping for Indians, has launched "Rediff Realtime News Search", a news search engine which delivers fresh and recent news from India and the world 'on the fly' and returns results within milliseconds of a query being made.
Realtime News Search covers Indian and global news from over 30,000 worldwide news sites. It offers the latest images from Indian and international news sites and currently has an index size of approximately 13 million images. Besides high quality images published on news sites, it also contains a real-time feed of photographs of Bollywood events and sports celebrity events, taken directly at the events "live". The product also incorporates news oriented query predictions and related queries that guide the users to news topics, a user-friendly feature which significantly enhances the user's search experience.

Says Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman & CEO of India: "Rediff Realtime News Search, we believe, will help us strengthen our leadership position in the online news category in the growing Indian Internet market and is yet another example of how we differentiate our company from the competition."  .

Founded in 1996, is headquartered in Mumbai, India with offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and New York.