Friday, 14 October 2011

Top 50 Web1.0 Web-Sites of India

We are moving into Web2.0 world. However, the list compiled below are the sites that till now are / were the most accessed sites on the net in India. They did not have social networking built into them, neither were they viral. They did not have shiny interfaces nor were they very user friendly. Many top Web1.0 sites have only adopted RSS very recently.
But now these sites are falling behind. If you browse the list, you will see very few of these sites are adopting Web2.0 culture. The one’s who are not are lagging behind.
Fortunately, India’s top portals are making a move to web2.0 culture with sites like Rediff getting into social networking in a big Way.

As of today, A lot of these Indian sites have been replaced with Web2.0 sites and blogs like , , , etc…
Interesting Fact: Infosys was registered in July 92, followed by Wipro in December 92 and CIOL in September 93
1.
Rediff.com
2/8/97
Portal
2.
Indiatimes.com
22/12/96
Portal
3.
Sify.com
6/10/98
Portal
4.
Shaadi.com
30/7/96
Matrimony
5.
Naukri.com
16/5/00
Jobs
6.
IciciBank.com
16/7/96
Bank
7.
Indiafm.com
15/6/98
Music
8.
Sulekha.com
25/2/98
Society
9.
Hindustantimes.com
14/8/96
News
10.
MapsofIndia.com
14/9/98
Maps
11.
Timesjobs.com
13/12/02
Jobs
12.
Makemytrip.com
8/5/00
Travel
13.
Expressindia.com
13/11/96
News
14.
Monsterindia.com
22/10/96
Search
15.
Timesofindia.com
8/4/96
News
16.
Wipro.com
8/12/92
Computer
17.
Infosys.com
17/7/92
Computer
18.
Tcs.com
25/11/97
Computers
19.
Tata.com
15/10/96
business
20.
Airindia.com
13/2/96
Airlines
21.
123india.com
27/3/97
Jobs
22.
JeevanSathi.com
4/12/98
Matrimony
23.
Jobsahead.com
17/2/00
Jobs
24.
Musicindiaonline.com
17/10/98
Music
25.
Samachar.com
31/5/97
News
26.
IRCTC.co.in
15/7/98
Railways
27.
Bharatmatrimony.com
27/12/99
Matrimony
28.
airdeccan.net
10/4/03
Airlines
29.
Sharekhan.com
20/7/99
Shares
30.
Indiainfoline.com
21/12/98
Business
31.
Indya.com
9/9/99
 
32.
Relianceinfo.com
14/3/02
Business
33.
Dgreetings.com
13/9/99
Greeting
34.
Indiadaily.com
7/5/96
News
35.
Net4domains.com
22/2/00
Computer
36.
Ril.com
4/1/96
Business
37.
Ignou.ac.in 3/12/97
Education
38.
Raaga.com
27/3/98
Music
39.
Santabanta.com
25/12/99
Jokes
40.
Indiamart.com
8/3/96
B2B+hosting
41.
indianrail.gov.in
2/8/97
Directory
42.
airtelworld.com
21/10/97
Mobiles
43.
marutiudyog.com
28/8/97
Automobiles
44.
Indiaproperties.com
21/9/96
Properties
45.
Indiacar.com
23/3/99
Automobiles
46.
Indiabulls.com
14/12/99
Business
47.
Contests2win.com
1/3/99
Contest
48.
India.com
13/8/97
Business
49.
Nse-india.com
20/12/97
Share
50.
Ciol.com
9/9/93
Computers
I plan to compile a list of current top 50 Indian sites that include web2.0 ventures. It will be interesting to see how the list changes as compared to this one !

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