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Yahoo!, Shaadi and Orkut among winners at Web18’s Genius of the Web Awards

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Yahoo!, Shaadi and Orkut among winners at Web18’s Genius of the Web Awards, and Orkut were among the winners at Web18’s first Genius of the Web Awards. Awards were presented in 14 categories, cutting across a diverse section of the medium and included categories for best matrimonial site, best consumer ISP and others.

The awards function was accompanied by a discussion on ‘Web 2.0 – Bubble or Boom’ by an eminent panel comprising Avnish Bajaj, Co-Founder and MD of Matrix Partners India, Vishnu Induri from Axill Affiliated Networks, and Shailesh Rao from Google India., and were adjudged winners of Best Portal, Best Matrimonial Portal and Best Social Networking Website, respectively. Other winners include for Best Airlines Website; for Best Banking Website; for Best Brokers Website; Bharti Airtel for Best Business ISP and Best Consumer ISP Broadband; for Best Education Website; for Best Email Service Provider-Business; and for Best Email Service Provider-Consumer.

The awards for Best E-Commerce Site for Online Gaming went to; while and won the awards for Best E-Commerce Site-Matrimonials and Best Government and PSU Website, respectively. The others winners include for Best Hotels Website; for Best Insurance Website; for Best Mutual Funds Website; Best Trade Website; for Best Utility Website; and for Best User’s Choice.


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