Google India

  • 97-year-old Shyam Saran Negi, one of India's oldest voters, stars in Google India's hugely popular 'Pledge To Vote' campaign 28-03-2014 03:48 PM

    Shimla: Just short of being 100 years old, a mountain man's appeal to the nation to vote has 10 times the number of hits online than a Bollywood megastars' musical video staring Amitabh Bachchan and Dia Mirza. The story of Shyam Saran Negi, 97, one of the oldest voters in...
  • Sunny Leone beats SRK, becomes most searched personality on Google 18-12-2013 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: More people searched online for Bollywood newcomer Sunny Leone than actors like Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif and cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar, making the adult star the most searched personality this year, according to Google India's annual Zeitgeist. The Google India Zeitgiest tracks the year's major events and...
  • Google India's GOSF loses direction on launch day 11-12-2013 12:48 PM

    Update: Google India says it is still working to resolve the technical issues. New Delhi: Google India's much-hyped 2nd edition of the Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) faltered on launch as the homepage of the festival (gosf.in) website failed to redirect to the intended page leaving many potential shoppers frustrated....
  • Google's emotional 'Reunion' ad a hit in both India and Pakistan 16-11-2013 06:12 AM

    Mumbai: An emotional advertisement for Google's search engine has become a hit in India and Pakistan by surprisingly invoking a searing and traumatic period in the shared history of the South Asian archrivals. Officially debuting on television Friday, the commercial already has been viewed more than 1.6 million times on...
  • Google's viral 'Reunion' ad reignites hope for easier Indo-Pak visas 15-11-2013 04:49 PM

    Islamabad: The latest advertisement by Google depicts two elderly friends who reunite for the first time after the partition of India and Pakistan, capturing the entire process in less than four minutes. If only it were that simple in reality. For several people across the border, this is a dream...
  • Watch: Google pitches emotion in separated-by-Partition-united-by-Google ad 14-11-2013 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: At a time when to many of its users Google has long shed its "Don't be evil" image of its startup days and is resembling the evil corporate behemoths that it once appeared to stand against, Google is subtly attempting an image makeover by highlighting the good that...
  • Doodle 4 Google winner on Google India home page 14-11-2012 06:22 AM

    New Delhi: The doodle on the Google India home page on Children's Day has been created by Arun Kumar Yadav, a class 9 Kendriya Vidyalaya student from Chandigarh. Arun was selected as the winner from amongst 13 finalists chosen from over two lakh entries from more than 1000 schools across...
  • Class 9 Chandigarh student's doodle wins Doodle4Google 2012 12-11-2012 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Google India has announced Arun Kumar Yadav, a class 9 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya from Chandigarh, as the winner of the Doodle4Google 2012 competition. The winning Doodle titled 'India - A Prism if Multiplicity' will go live on the Google (India) homepage on November 14, National Children's Day....
  • Noida's 7-yr-old girl wins Doodle4Google 2011 10-11-2011 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: A hundred and fifty five thousand Indian kids tried drawing a logo or doodle for Google this year. The theme set by Google was 'India's gift to the world'. The drawings were screened by the JJ School of Art in Mumbai and finally put up for voting online....
  • 7-year-old from Noida wins Doodle4Google 2011 09-11-2011 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Varsha Gupta, a Class III student from Ryan International School, Greater Noida, was chosen as the winner of this year's Doodle4Google competition organised by Google. Varsha's winning doodle, titled 'Indian Musical Instruments' will appear on the Google India homepage on Children's Day - 14th November 2011. Explaining her...
  • Google offers Indian businesses free websites 02-11-2011 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: Google India on Wednesday announced the launch of a countrywide initiative to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India to go online with a free website. The Google-led 'India Get Your Business Online' initiative offers a free .in domain name and hosting for the first year along...
  • Google beings collecting Street View data in India 02-06-2011 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Internet giant Google's long awaited and very ambitious project Streetview is ready to map and explore everything on Indian streets with its new application Google Streetview. This software will show you everything from a high rise to a small restaurant. Google Streetview unlike Google earth allows you a...