Finally general public is allowed to use .in extension in their webistes.

Now you can register your domain with .in extension.

Once available only to a small group, `.in’ domain name would now be available online for everyone who seek. The new era for .in begins with an initial sunrise period. Owners of registered Indian trademarks or service marks who wish to protect their online identity will be given an opportunity to apply for .in domain names ahead of the general public. Sunrise applications are being accepted from January 1 to 21. The date for the opening of real time, open registration for the public is planned for February 16. has become the first web portal to receive India’s top-level and official Internet domain ‘.in’. The .in domain registration

OnlineNIC, Net4India, Directi and Good Luck have been appointed to accept applications and assign domain names by the government which is keen on establishing an Indian identity in the net space using the .in domain name.

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