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Abu Jar M Akkas

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    The royal road to results

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2020

    WHEN I was taking my bachelor’s examinations in the English literature in the University of Dhaka in July 1993, one day as I finished walking...

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    A conspicuous absence of connectivity

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2020

    ON AN October afternoon in 2001, as I was leaving the central library of the University of Dhaka after interviewing a librarian, who was showing...

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    No space for vilification in a decided breach of trust

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2020

    THE adult spy-thriller Masud Rana is no longer solely Qazi Anwar Hossain’s. Not at least 260 of the novels. Not solely because a dispute running...

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    The problem of combination

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    IT HAS almost been a decade since we started hearing of a combined admission test, centrally managed, which relevant authorities have at times called either...

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    A variance by a day

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    THE Bangla month of Phalgun, the harbinger of spring, has always been feted in literature. But the first of Phalgun has never been a day...

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    Unicode Bangla: a few unmeaning arguments

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    AS I walked around inside the Bangla Academy, in the second week of the Ekushey book fair this year, two tall stands readily caught my...

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