Nilima Jahan | The Daily Star
  • Nilima Jahan

    Nilima Jahan

    Reporter and Feature Writer at The Star Weekend, The Daily Star. Loves nature, arts, music and eating spicy foods. Follow her on

  • Another BCL Casualty

    When Rafiqul Islam, a college lecturer of Kaliganj upazila in Jhenaidah district, received a call from his son Ahsan Rafiq at 2:00 am on February 6, 2016, he felt a pang of anxiety. Ahsan studied at the Department of Disaster Science and Management at the University of Dhaka and used to live in the veranda of Salimullah Muslim (SM) Hall, as he did not have an assigned room.
  • How safe is your child online?

    Almost every parent has asked this question at least once—how do you protect your children from the dark side of the internet?
  • Are we slowly killing our children?

    The percentage of global smokers has dropped in the past 25 years, but in countries like Bangladesh, where as many as 40 percent of
  • Old Dhaka

    One less park for Old Dhaka

    Did you know that less than 0.30 percent of land in all of Dhaka city is used for recreational purposes?
  • Coping with injustice

    It is five in the afternoon, on an ordinary weekday.