Announces Enhancements to its Rediff News App Service

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Monday, April 08, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) 
News as it happens from 30,000 Indian and International News Sources now
available for free via the Rediff News App 
24x7 access to news on the move, for users using almost any phone with a data
plan India Limited (Nasdaq: REDF), India's leading online provider of
news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services today
announced enhancements to its Rediff News App service, which will now bring news
from over 30,000 Indian and International sources to users for free just by
downloading the Rediff news app.  
Apart from the latest news on, this new app from Rediff also
aggregates news from top news sources such as Reuters, The New York Times,
Washington Post, The Times of India, The Economic Times, and The Hindu, among
Rediff has enabled multiple versions of the app for mobile devices ranging from
those using the latest versions of iOS, BlackBerry, Windows 8, and Android, to
feature phones using the classical Java and Symbian operating systems. Each
version is designed to provide the best user experience on the respective
operating system and provides aggregated news content from multiple sources.  
The contemporary tiled interface design, displays the latest news with images
and a short description across popular categories such as Top News, World,
Business, Sports, Cricket, and Entertainment. A user can tap on an image to get
a summary of the news and a further tap takes him/her to the full article on the
original news source. The easy-to-use search function enables users to search
for news on any topic of interest and provides the ability to change the default
manual setting to refresh the content at a frequency of their choice. The
‘Also read' feature helps users discover more news as they browse related
content. The app provides an offline access to previously downloaded news
content even when the user is not connected to the internet, providing each user
with a unique and differentiated news search and viewing experience. 
Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman and CEO, said, “The Indian mobile
internet user base is expected to grow exponentially on the back of initiatives
by the Government of India and leading Indian telecom service providers. Our
launch of the Rediff News app that can work on almost all mobile phones provides
users with better access to worldwide news and enhances search functionality.
This is part of our continued strategy of enhancing our offerings to improve the
Rediff user experience and positions Rediff to take advantage of future growth
To download the free Rediff News app, please visit
from your mobile browser. The app is also available on all leading app stores. 
About Rediff India: Rediff India (NASDAQ: REDF) is one of the premier worldwide
online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping
services for Indians worldwide. Founded in 1996, is headquartered in
Mumbai, India with offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and New
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Media contact details 
Mandar Narvekar, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs Contact, India Ltd.,
+91 (22) 61820000, 
Glenn Wiener, Media Relations Contact,
GW Communications (U.S.A.),
Dionne Manchester, Media Relations Contact,
GW Communications (U.S.A.),
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