by Abu Jar M Akkas

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    Camaraderie, Café 1947 and faluda

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2017

    WITH the weariness of a kind that could be held off for a couple of more hours, we headed for Jinnah Super Market to thumb...

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    In the land of Faiz again

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on September 14, 2017

    IT WAS different this time. Karachi, as we landed there in the afternoon on March 20, seemed different from what I saw in June 2013....

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    Long gone are the typecasters

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2017

    THE room, barely leaving any space for a comfortable walk, was packed with racks, holding countless brown paper cones containing less-than-an-inch sorts, as they are...

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    Happy birthday, Professor!

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    SERAJUL Islam Choudhury, or SIC as he is known to his students and colleagues, was my teacher when we were students of English at the...

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    A man we hardly knew of and cared about

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    IT TAKES a lot to become a citizen of three states, one at a time. Every birth, of the citizen and of the states, has...

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    Ekushey narrative gone missing on Urdu

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 01:10am on February 21, 2017

    THIS is how the poem ends. This is how the protest, in Urdu, begins — a protest against the resolve of the rulers from the...

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    Nostalgia of New Age housed in Holiday Building

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 09:45pm on February 06, 2017

    THE New Age office has moved, finally. Almost everyone who has worked with New Age — some of them have left the newspaper and a...

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    School education system that corrupts itself

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 10:15pm on December 30, 2016

    DECEMBER is nearing the end and parents, having children about to begin schooling, have had a busy time, hopping from school to school, collecting admission...

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    Working with EK

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 01:34am on November 10, 2016

    WE HAVE, in New Age office, a staircase winding down to the ground floor from the first. In the afternoon on November 10, 2005, the...

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