Shimla: Yahoo! India, one of the largest internet brand in the country has a dedicated page on Shimla on its newly launched services – Yahoo! India Our City and Yahoo! India Maps. Both these products have been extensively designed & developed locally.
“At Yahoo! we innovate to enhance the end user experience and Yahoo! India Our City and Yahoo! India Maps are example of this. The emergence of Web 2.0 and user generated content offer our users a unique local offering” says George Zacharias, MD Yahoo! India.
The Shimla Our City provides an interesting, rich and dynamically updated perspective of a city as seen and experienced by people at large. Users can use Our City to explore photos (mostly from Flickr), videos, events, news, weather, blogs and a lot more. News on Shimla is aggregated from news websites and various blogs.
This product aggregates both editorial and User Generated Content and is currently available for 20 cities across India. The other nearest cities near to Shimla to feature on Our City are Chandigarh and Delhi.
Maps of Shimla too can be accessed on Our City, which has been powered by CE Infosystems (MapMyIndia). Detailed search like street name, locality, city, district can be found along with various other important services like hospitals, ATMs, chemists, petrol pumps, airports, etc in one go.