Nilima Jahan | The Daily Star
  • Nilima Jahan

    Reporter/Feature Writer at Star Weekend, The Daily Star; Loves nature, arts, music and eating a lot of spicy foods. She can be contacted at

  • What men think about #MeToo

    The #MeToo movement that burst into the spotlight in Hollywood in 2017 dismantled many perpetrators from their positions of power
  • Life after a fire

    Sitting on a bench on the premises of Bangabandhu Bidyaniketon, 50-year-old Majeda Begum was crying. She wasn’t the only one.
  • She Suffered in Silence

    28-year-old Helena Akter, from Pirgachha, Rangpur, is currently battling for her life due to pulmonary tuberculosis, psychological trauma, and other health complications. According to her relatives, doctors of Rangpur Medical College Hospital even recommended
  • Mission Impossible: Dengue control

    The death toll from dengue has broken all previous records. The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) had a budget of nearly 47 crores of taka for the control and surveillance of mosquitoes in the last fiscal year.
  • Journey by train… sitting on a bucket

    For years now, the Bangladesh railway has been suffering constant losses. In the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the net loss of this vital public transport system was more than Tk 180 million.