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


    Last month, Star Weekend, The Daily Star conducted an online survey to explore incidents of sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Old wine in a new bottle

    This is a story of how “recruiting” companies lure people with promises of jobs that don't actually exist, and skive off money from them in exchange.
  • Don't rub against me

    Since my student days, I've been a regular commuter on public buses in Dhaka city. When I was in college, the money that my father sent every month was barely enough to cover my tuition and living costs...
  • The Curtain Call

    33 years back, cinema enthusiast Mohammad Mortuza started his career as a gatekeeper at the famous Ananda Cinema Hall in Farmgate, with a salary of Tk 400 per month.
  • Down Memory Lane

    During a chat with my mother one evening, I asked her, "Which belonging of yours do you cherish the most?” I expected her to name her favourite kitchen utensils (which she guards with her life by the way) or her money pouch or that mobile phone of hers which she uses to video call anyone and everyone at the oddest of hours.