What's New

- bug fixes
- iOS 10 compatibility

App Description

Besana is a regional Gujarati (Indian) word. In Indian communities facilities and friends come together to offer there prayers and condolences for deceased such “condolence meeting” is known as Besana.

besana.news app notifies you of the posting of any obituaries from your selected newspapers or blood relations or family tree or your contacts. You can also receive alerts for obituaries in the city of your preferences - as many cities as you wish to follow.

Once you download the besana.news App, select as many news papers as you want, and you choose whether or not to be notified automatically of any new obituary posted to any besana.news website in that community.

You can also quickly and easily browse the obituaries in any city with a single click on your phone. This app links you directly to the appropriate Besana advertisment’ for the full obituary and meeting details.

No longer do you have to subscribe to multiple newspapers, search the web for death notices in multiple cities or search out Besana classified ads to find the obits that are important to you.

Many of us rely on obituaries to let us know when a distant family member or friend has passed.

This app is free to you. Contact the news paper agents in your area and encourage them to sign up for publishing new obituary advertisement. It’s easy, it’s free and it’s truly valuable to all.

We currently are covering obituaries from over a hundred of the largest newspapers in India. We will update as we add more cities each week. So if you don’t see your location covered keep checking back or shoot us an email and we will be sure to add it.

Features of App:
- Search across several of newspaper & Besana agents.
- Browse your newspaper’s obituaries – updated every morning
- Locate obits by place, name, keyword, caste, religion.
- Tag and let your other friends know if you attending a condolences meeting.
- Get besana venue info – including maps and directions
- Build your Family tree.
- Get besana notifications based on your blood relation.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 23, 2016 Initial release
  • August 12, 2016 New version 1.1
  • November 06, 2016 New version 1.2
  • December 17, 2016 New version 1.3