Nurjahan Begum | The Daily Star
  • Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal leader beaten

    Mohila Dal leader beaten up in Sherpur

    Miscreants have physically assaulted a Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal leader and vandalised her residence in Gopalbari Bottola area of Sherpur allegedly over political enmity and land dispute.


    A documentary on pioneering journalist Nurjahan Begum's life and her magazine “Begum” was screened on her 91st birth anniversary at Bashundhara City's Star Cineplex, on June 5.

  • Nurjahan Begum

    Nurjahan Begum laid to rest

    After two phases of namaj-e-janaza, Nurjahan Begum, the editor and publisher of weekly magazine Begum, is buried at Martyred Intellectual Graveyard in Dhaka’s Mirpur. She passes away at a Dhaka hospital at the age of 91. Born on June 4, 1925, she is a daughter of prominent journalist Mohammad Nasiruddin, editor of Bangla literary journal Saogat and awarded the Ekushey Padak in 2011.