Elita Karim | The Daily Star
  • Elita Karim

    Elita Karim

    Singer; Writer; Editor of The Star Weekend, The Daily Star; Loves books, visuals, sleep and eating bowls of apples, pears and oranges.

  • Against the odds, Bangladesh puts mothers at the forefront of medical practice

    Ruby Akthar can still remember the agony of her first labour. Nestled away in one of Bangladesh’s many urban slums—aged just 20—a frightened Akthar attempted to deliver her first baby at home without ...
  • Dhaka Attack Arefin Shuvo and Mahiya Mahi

    Playing the damsel in distress

    When Don 2 was released back in 2011, many South Asians living in Malaysia stormed the local cineplexes and halls to watch the movie. A remake of an old Indian gangster flick, a star cast, including Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra, pulled in quite the throng. As a part of an international conference in Kualalumpur at the time, a bunch of journalists from Bangladesh decided to watch the movie as well, catching one of the late-night shows after dinner.
  • Relaxing at Radisson

    Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden recently began an exclusive spa promotion programme where individuals or couples can relax and receive massages - complete with specialised tea, healthy drinks and a 3-course lunch meal.
  • Lost at the Prague Castle

    Many say that travelling makes you free, educates you, creates a bigger network that one can benefit from and of course, learn about a foreign culture. I would agree with all that, and add, however, that it also makes you think.
  • Education: For Passion And Purpose

    Gone are the days when children and young people were fed 'dreams' of being doctors and engineers.