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by Abu Jar M Akkas

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    Results overshadow competences

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2018

    THE results of secondary public examinations, Secondary School Certificate and other equivalent examinations in the vocational and madrassah streams, have been out, having the pass...

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    Follies in national keyboard layout remodelling

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on May 10, 2018

    AFEW fringe online media outlets published a report on March 25 on the modernisation of, or update on, the national keyboard that the Bangladesh Computer...

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    Memories of a childhood read

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    THE book lay there for someone to pick up, on the stack of used books, old, scribbled, dog-eared, with spines loosening off, un-covered, moth-eaten and...

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    Casualty of quota cancellation

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    THE protests that began pushing for reforms in public recruitment quota on ended, sort of, on Wednesday, with the prime minister announcing, in the parliament,...

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    Let the furore live, let the noise make changes

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    THE furore has died down. The furore about the harassment of some girls, dozen of them or more, on March 7 that featured prominently everyday...

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    Place names and their spelling in English

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    BY THE turn of the century, after the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission had been set up, I was assigned to write a report on some...

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    Follies in following in the footstep of Hindi

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    A TEXT message that began my morning on Saturday was from the government system. A beep and a GovtInfo message said that the Dhaka South...

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    A language left ostracised

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 16, 2018

    QUITE a few yards farther inside the barricade that stops vehicles at the Teacher-Student Centre on the University of Dhaka campus from using the road...

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    Not for anyone to walk dully along, and away

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 09, 2018

    DISTURBING postings that did the rounds mostly on social networking sites in the evening of Wednesday — just after the ruling Awami League finished holding...

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    Wanting is an efficient Bangla keyboard layout

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on February 23, 2018

    AKEYBOARD layout is not a mere interface between users and computers. It is quite a religion in some cases as keyboarding habit dies hard because...

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