Nahela Nowshin | The Daily Star
  • Nahela Nowshin

    Journalist at The Daily Star

  • Paying a high price

    Living costs in Dhaka have soared so high that it's not just low-income groups struggling to make ends meet—the middle class is feeling the squeeze too.
  • Of distractions and political manoeuvres

    For many animal species, diversion is necessary for survival. The killdeer, for example, is famous for putting up quite a show.
  • Choking on Dhaka's air

    Dhaka dwellers don't need official data to tell them just how suffocating and dangerous the air they are breathing in is.
  • Learning the ropes

    The Bangladesh government has been globally lauded—and rightfully so—for welcoming with open arms, once again, the persecuted Rohingya people with whom the country has a checkered history. The Rohingyas came to Bangladesh in droves in 1978, 1992, and the 2010s.
  • No city for women

    It is oftentimes a lie that we tell ourselves to either ignore or mask the hideous inequalities and injustices that make Dhaka one of the most dangerous cities for girls and women to live in.
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