Nahela Nowshin

NO OFFENCE

Journalist at The Daily Star

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Waiting to be heard

Contrary to popular belief, it's not entitlement or narcissism or laziness that defines millennials. If anything, it's probably a sense of disillusionment that's a defining...

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

How can we make our buildings safe?

Defiance of the BNBC stems from the ways that it can provide immediate benefit to owners and often the users and the developers of buildings. For example, rules are violated to achieve maximum use...

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Living in a minefield of manmade disasters

I was at the canteen during lunch hours at my workplace on Thursday when I found out about the fire in FR Tower. Everyone's eyes were fixated on the TV.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

Can we ever go beyond 'committees' and 'recommendations'?

Nowhere in the world has the issue of road safety led to the kinds of repercussions we have seen in Bangladesh. How often do you see students from all walks of life taking to the streets to bring...

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Jacinda Ardern: What leadership should look like

The horrific Christchurch attack that took away at least 50 lives was one of New Zealand's darkest days.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Christchurch and the 'mass dissemination of hate' in the media

I woke up to the news of the horrific attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, like millions around the world. I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed on Friday morning

February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019

No, Chawkbazar fire won't be our 'wakeup call'

Yet another tragedy has struck Bangladesh. Suddenly, everyone has woken up to the danger of chemical factories in Old Dhaka which this daily, along with other newspapers,

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Changing the way we think about poverty and development

There are some words in the popular lexicon that we hear and read about every day but very few appreciate or understand the depth of these words. “Development” and “poverty” are two good examples.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

The crumbling pillars of the fourth estate

The year 2018 was not a good one for journalists, to put it mildly. According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), at least 63 professional journalists were killed around the world in 2018, a marked...

January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019

Basic wage as a proportion of total wage for RMG workers has been falling

Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Research Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about the recent demonstrations of RMG workers and the underlying reasons behind...