ImageMeenakshi Rawat – Having worked in Entertainment, Technology, and Business for four years, Meenakshi finds solace in technology, and more so in covering it. She has worked with organizations like Hindustan Times and Bracecorp Publications (B2B publication). She loves to read novels, listen to music, and roam around places.

She is the responsible person for our editorial lineup. You can reach Meenakshi at [email protected].

Sub Editors

sanjeevSanjeev Ramachandran – Sanjeev Ramachandran has found ultimate joy all through his 23-year-long journalism career by writing for national and international newspapers, websites, and blogs.

From technology to politics to sports to entertainment, he has been able to express ideas and pen opinion pieces on whatever triggers his interest.

Currently, at the helm of his own content and public relations company, called Siyahi – The Content & PR People, he makes sure that he doesn’t always let administrative tasks take over his writing space.

pozaPriya Bonthu – With a career of more than 6 years in a newsroom, Priya is one of those people you learn from just by listening to her stories and experiences.

When she’s not in the office reporting on various happenings in the region, Priya is spending quality time with her family; or watching Hollywood or Bollywood movies — a guilty pleasure that she cannot deny. Priya is the Editor and the person in charge of our Entertainment & Sports sections on THN.

Content Management Team

ashutoshAshutosh Aggarwal: Ashutosh is a social geek blogger and tech enthusiast from the old city of Rewari, but currently lives in Delhi to share his enthusiasm with The Hoops News team.

He loves writing about technology and photography. He specializes in the field of Internet Marketing and is interested to dig deeper into the world of media and social networking. You can contact him at [email protected]

parasshuramParasshuram Shalgar: He is the chief content manager of Sprouts Media Network, the parent media house managing The Hoops News.

Parasshuram, with over 12 years of experience in the field of Online publishing, is an expert in SEO, ad placement, and network building. He is responsible for all aspects of content management including recruiting and training writers on various topics from across the world for Sprouts Media.

ritikaRitika Sethi: She is a Post-Graduate in Economics from Bharat Ratna Dr. BR Ambedkar University. Her deep interest in the field of social media and digital media pulled her toward this field of mass communication.

She has worked for the Hon’ble Minister of Communication & Technology, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, and BSNL. Other than that, she has also worked on some apps and blogs. At present, her vision is to see Sprouts Media grow and establish a name for itself in the top digital media firms.

rahul gaurRahul Gaur: With over the past 10 years of experience as a content specialist, he has worked to build successful web publications focusing on SEO and researching, writing, editing, and publishing content.

Authors & Journalists

ManojManoj Nair: Manoj is the senior writer and responsible for managing Political and Social Issues related news on The Hoops News. He is very passionate about social developments and always looking around to use them in an innovative way in daily life.

He also reviews Gadgets & Applications to tell users about their optimum use to get the most out of in which they’ve put their time and hard-earned money.

DSC_0018Nitika Agarwal: Nitika is an MCA graduate and works as an all-around news writer at The Hoops News. In her free time, she works in Photoshop and plays GTA V on her Xbox.

A tech-enthusiast at heart, she explores ways that businesses can leverage the Internet and move their businesses to the next level. You can contact her at [email protected]

sameepSameep Munshi: A casual guy with no definite plans for the day, he enjoys life to the fullest. He has a big passion for Linux, open-source, gaming, and blogging. He believes that the world is an awesome place and we’re here to enjoy it!

He hails from New Delhi and has studied Journalism at Delhi University. You can reach him at [email protected]

Nitish Shaw1Nitish Shaw: An aspiring novelist and a random blogger, Nitish is also a porky-mouthed banter specialist in football (soccer), films, TV Series, History, and socio-economic issues. He travels, indulges in music, and plays outdoor sports to get his creative juices flowing.

“There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colorless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.”- Quote this, and you will be his favorite person for at least as long as the two of you can hold up the conversation.

AshlynAshlyn Fernandes: Ashlyn is a young communications professional with disciplined training and apt exposure. He has been a voice for a number of media houses in the country and overseas. Travel, Technology, consumers, Real Estate, and Healthcare have been his main areas of practice using conventional messaging with effective digital strategies.

Ashlyn paints optimistic thoughts in riotous colors on canvas; sketches charcoal-ingrained stark black and white within confined A4 spaces and cooks to bring out the subtle nuance of each spice and celery shred. He grows orchids and chews his nails to the bone as he watches them die in Mumbai’s polluted environs.

AnandAnand Narayanaswamy: Anand works as a work-from-home journalist based in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Anand has contributed content for various websites and also worked as a chief technical editor for He also contributed content for several print magazines like DevPro (formerly asp.netPRO) and his headshot appeared on the front page of the July 2006 issue of the magazine.

He is also involved with reviewing books prior to publication for InformIT, Packt and others. Anand was recognized as Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional from 2002 to 2011. He also regularly contributes content for the Digit Fasttrack supplement and also for the online version of Digit. When he is free, he plays with all types of gadgets including a Palm handheld.

Zeba AnwerZeba Anwar – I am Zeba Anwer, a content writer who is still learning to make herself familiar with the world of technology. I am a writer by day and a reader by night who is still looking to make her footprint in the world of media. I am a restless traveler who still lives on the daily dose of the ‘Friends’ sitcom.