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Abu Jar M Akkas

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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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    Dinajpur, after five years

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

    IT WAS more than drizzling when I stepped out of the railway station in Dinajpur. I was tired because of the night-time travel...

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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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    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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