Afia Jahin

Afia Jahin is a member of the editorial team at The Daily Star.

A woman umpire and a click-hungry media

Though the match ended well for Jessy, things took a turn for the unexpected once the media took over. 

2w ago

‘The right to fear-free democratic opposition must be ensured’

Shantanu Majumder, a professor of political science at the University of Dhaka, talks about his thoughts on Bangladesh’s recent national election and its implications on society and opposition parties, in an interview with Afia Jahin of The Daily Star.

4m ago

The guilt that comes with voting at a farcical election

A first-time voter’s dilemma

4m ago

‘Girls tend to be strong by default when it comes to playing football’

AKM Saiful Bari Titu, interim head coach to the Bangladesh National Women’s Football team, speaks about his experience coaching the team, their recent performances, and what can be done to take them further, in an interview with Afia Jahin of The Daily Star.

4m ago

VIP movements are Dhaka’s undiagnosed illness

If the capital's traffic condition makes you angry, you're normal

5m ago

A blatant, disgraceful act of discrimination

Even in its press release, NSU failed to acknowledge the deeply concerning nature of the protesting students’ agenda.

5m ago

The death of a climate justice pioneer

The editorial team at The Daily Star is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of eminent climate expert and scientist Dr Saleemul Huq OBE

6m ago

Our youth is scavenging for mental health resources

In Dhaka, you will be hard-pressed to find a therapist charging a fee-per-hour of less than Tk 1,500.

7m ago
April 29, 2024
April 29, 2024

A woman umpire and a click-hungry media

Though the match ended well for Jessy, things took a turn for the unexpected once the media took over. 

January 14, 2024
January 14, 2024

‘The right to fear-free democratic opposition must be ensured’

Shantanu Majumder, a professor of political science at the University of Dhaka, talks about his thoughts on Bangladesh’s recent national election and its implications on society and opposition parties, in an interview with Afia Jahin of The Daily Star.

January 7, 2024
January 7, 2024
December 24, 2023
December 24, 2023

‘Girls tend to be strong by default when it comes to playing football’

AKM Saiful Bari Titu, interim head coach to the Bangladesh National Women’s Football team, speaks about his experience coaching the team, their recent performances, and what can be done to take them further, in an interview with Afia Jahin of The Daily Star.

December 8, 2023
December 8, 2023

VIP movements are Dhaka’s undiagnosed illness

If the capital's traffic condition makes you angry, you're normal

November 27, 2023
November 27, 2023

A blatant, disgraceful act of discrimination

Even in its press release, NSU failed to acknowledge the deeply concerning nature of the protesting students’ agenda.

October 29, 2023
October 29, 2023

The death of a climate justice pioneer

The editorial team at The Daily Star is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of eminent climate expert and scientist Dr Saleemul Huq OBE

October 10, 2023
October 10, 2023

Our youth is scavenging for mental health resources

In Dhaka, you will be hard-pressed to find a therapist charging a fee-per-hour of less than Tk 1,500.

July 2, 2023
July 2, 2023

The bittersweet dream of Dhaka’s metro rail

As the train screeches along the rails, one cannot help but marvel at the experience of being a passenger on the Dhaka metro.

June 5, 2023
June 5, 2023

‘Business, not city service, is being prioritised’

"One after another, actions are taking place to strip the Dhanmondi Lake of its intended character."

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