Amritha Mohan

Amritha Mohan is a reporter at the NewsMeter. Shortly after completing her Master's in Communication at the University of Hyderabad, she began teaching courses on media and culture as a guest lecturer at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong. Amritha has previously interned with news organisations such as Greater Kashmir and Newslaundry. A lover of travel and photography, she spends most of her time planning road trips to the North-East. Nothing makes her happier than a green turf and a team to play football with. She primarily reports on education, tech, human-interesting and critical features.

    Amritha Mohan

    On movies, nepotism, social change: Tollywood director Venkatesh Maha speaks
    On movies, nepotism, social change: Tollywood director Venkatesh Maha speaks

    Hyderabad: From a set-boy to a film director, Venkatesh Maha, the director of C/O Kancharapalam and soon-to-be-released Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 30 Jun 2020 10:32 AM GMT


    No road, no building: How a Telangana school teaches tribal kids under a hut in Mulugu
    No road, no building: How a Telangana school teaches tribal kids under a hut in Mulugu

    Hyderabad: This tribal hamlet in Mulugu district now has a pre-primary school to teach kids who would otherwise be illiterate or drop-outs, all thanks ...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 29 Jun 2020 12:31 PM GMT


    Presence of parents at home 24x7 caused major stress to Inter students: Psychologists
    Presence of parents at home 24x7 caused major stress to Inter students: Psychologists

    Hyderabad: Even a week after Telangana state Intermediate exam results were out, the phones of psychologists have not stopped ringing. “Just after the ...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 28 Jun 2020 8:34 AM GMT


    Misinformation on Twitter during Covid-19: India tops list among four Asian countries studied
    Misinformation on Twitter during Covid-19: India tops list among four Asian countries studied

    Hyderabad: A comparative study that conducted topical and temporal analyses of Covid-19 tweets on Twitter has suggested that misinformation can be...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 26 Jun 2020 5:05 AM GMT


    Secunderabads General Bazaar textile traders shut shop till 5 July
    Secunderabad's General Bazaar textile traders shut shop till 5 July

    Hyderabad: Several textile shops in General Bazaar have decided to shut shop till July 5, in the wake of the soaring Covid-19 cases in the city. A...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 25 Jun 2020 7:42 AM GMT


    One-fourth of students in India dislike school because of violence, bullying: Report
    One-fourth of students in India dislike school because of violence, bullying: Report

    Hyderabad: While schools across the country remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, debates about inclusive learning are raging in the field of...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 23 Jun 2020 2:29 PM GMT


    COVID-19: Over 17 children test +Ve in 2 days as asymptomatic parents infect kids in Hyderabad
    COVID-19: Over 17 children test +Ve in 2 days as asymptomatic parents infect kids in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Children, one of the groups considered most vulnerable to Covid-19, seem to be bearing the brunt of the disease in the city. Even as...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 22 Jun 2020 10:27 AM GMT


    India’s beds, ventilators concentrated in seven states; Telangana contributes 5 percent
    India’s beds, ventilators concentrated in seven states; Telangana contributes 5 percent

    Hyderabad: Telangana is one among the seven states in the country, with most hospital beds and ventilators, a study conducted by the Centre for...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 22 Jun 2020 6:10 AM GMT


    With mass testing, Telangana reports over 1300 COVID-19 cases in four days
    With mass testing, Telangana reports over 1300 COVID-19 cases in four days

    Hyderabad: Telangana, the only state which did not provide the number of Covid-19 tests conducted till June 15, has taken a turn in the last five...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 20 Jun 2020 10:26 AM GMT


    Data: Most COVID deaths in Yakutpura, Malakpet, Charminar of Hyderabad
    Data: Most COVID deaths in Yakutpura, Malakpet, Charminar of Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: The state of Telangana has reported 195 deaths due to COVID-19, as of June 19. Data independently consolidated by a post graduate doctor...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 19 Jun 2020 6:59 AM GMT


    COVID 19: Majority of deceased were hypertensive, diabetic
    COVID 19: Majority of deceased were hypertensive, diabetic

    Hyderabad: The majority of people who died of COVID in Telangana were having underlying medical conditions including hypertension and...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 18 Jun 2020 7:20 AM GMT


    Around 50 percent of COVID deaths in Telangana were 50 to 69 YO
    Around 50 percent of COVID deaths in Telangana were 50 to 69 YO

    Hyderabad: Around 50 percent of people who died due to COVD 19 were in the age group of 50 to 69 years in Telangana state, a new data has...

    By Amritha Mohan  Published on 16 Jun 2020 5:12 AM GMT


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