Launches Free Online Obituary and Tributes Services – to Bridge the Social Gap During Corona Pandemic

Death is inevitable, and one of the most emotional moments in peoples’ lives is when a near and…

Death is inevitable, and one of the most emotional moments in peoples’ lives is when a near and dear one passes away. Friends and relatives of the deceased come to offer their condolences when they learn of the person’s demise. Families’ emotional attachment and bond with their deceased relative prompts them to pay tribute to the departed. Because of COVID-19, offering condolences on someone’s passing is hard. Funerals are sparsely attended because of the regulatory issues also. In this situation of social distancing, paying tribute to someone who has passed away is impossible for many well-wishers. For many people, not being able to pay loved one their last respects are very painful.

Most families post an obituary of their loved ones in a newspaper. At times it becomes a challenge to post an obituary due to shortage of time or even due to the cost factor. Even when the obituary is published for only a single day, many people who would want to pay the deceased their last respects never happen to see it.

With the fast-changing world and people getting more dependent on technology in every sphere of life. comes as a solace for people who wish to pay their tributes on the demise of their loved ones from far away and preserve their memories for lifetime in a beautiful manner. brings one-of-its-kind of service where the grief-stricken families can create a lifetime profile page for the departed souls. They can post photos and videos of the deceased person. Also, bereaving families can share detailed information related to all rituals like funeral date, time and place and date & time of condolence meetings etc. in real-time with all relatives, friends and others. This page with all the information can then be further shared through SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook, and email. All this can be done in minutes using a smartphone or computer. Families can also share the link of the profile page in an obituary published in a newspaper. Hence every friend and relative of a deceased person shares their grief and sorrow with the bereaving family.

This tribute profile is stored online forever and serves as an eternal tribute to the departed. Furthermore, obituaries are automatically shared on more than 4,000 network’s local sites which are visited by large number of visitors from around the globe.

Speaking about Mr. Sumit Khaitan, who is heading the project, said, “We are giving families the chance to mitigate their grief when a loved one passes by creating a living obituary on our site. Families create a memorial for a loved one that lives on forever. The service by tributes enables people to maintain social distancing but not emotional distancing. He added that the product is completely designed keeping in mind the diverse culture in the country and customization can be done by people of all caste and communities in vernacular languages and as per the rituals they follow. The memorial created on lives on forever. We have also made and free for all time for the Martyrs of our Armed forces. Families of martyrs can create an obituary of their loved one for free on or

About is an initiative by Pan India Internet Private Limited (PIIPL). believes that death ends a life, not a relationship and memories; the life of the departed lives in the memory of the alive. Founded on this belief, lets families of loved ones pay tribute to their family members who have passed away by creating an eternal obituary online. On this online obituary, the memory of those who have passed away lives on forever. Family and friends continue to add photos and share words about their loved one who is no longer with them. An obituary helps the family of those who passed away bereave with others who were close to the departed.

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Ms Charu Pragya, Vice-Chairperson, Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel, National Anti Doping Agency, NADA (Ministry of Sports, Government of India) interacted with the state, national and international level players and other talented sportspersons of the Western Uttar Pradesh region through video conferencing last week.

Charu Pragya

In the past, Charu has represented India in international shooting and has won medals for the country. The conference was organized around issues based on challenges in sports life and what kind of facilities do players need into the coming time. During the interaction with the players and coaches, she told how harmful doping can prove to be for a player. If caught in any sort of such illegal activity, the ban may last for a few years but his/her entire career sinks forever.

Doping is a problem that not only hurts the dignity of the game and the country, but also proves extremely fatal for the health of a player, she said. Apart from this, Charu also talked about what has changed in the life of a player during this pandemic and how are players exercising in their homes in order to maintain their fitness.

Postponement of national or international games can result in weakening of a player's mental health and in those tough times it becomes crucial to maintain proper balance of both body and mind. She also said that she is proud that she also belongs to the same soil that has given the country as well as the world such gifted and skilful players, the talent of the sportspersons of the region is limitless. The primary objectives of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) are to implement anti-doping rules as per WADA code, regulate dope control programme, to promote education and research and creating awareness about doping and its ill effects. The participants of the video conference were Subhash Verma, Anuj Kumar Taliyan, Manisha, Anjali Chikara, Ushma, Sudhir Chaudhary and several other players and coaches.