Despite suffering a very tumultuous present, Yahoo! is regularly coming up with fantastic technology mash-ups. Try NEWSGLOBE to know what I'm talking about.
Try finding directions in Yahoo! India Maps and you might be surprised at the great detail the result page throws at you, although I'm not sure if the suggested routes are optimal.
Yahoo! Video now sports a sleek new look and protects user privacy much better. I had previously sent a very harsh mail to the video team for its shockingly shoddy job in this regard. Seems they've learnt a lesson not to take user details lightly.