The common man's definition consists of a few core characteristics that help him to strive, survive, and navigate his life. Adaptability, persistence, the innate sense of good and evil, hard-working and an unquenchable thirst to know and discover. Such abilities ensure his survival and help him forge his path in life. However, we often blur the lines between our inquisitive nature and standing in the way.
We are saddened by the premature death of Sohel Rana, the 25-year-old firefighter who saved many lives at the risk of losing his own during the Banani FR Tower fire on March 28.
Hardly had we gotten over the Old Dhaka fire, when we are again left to count the dead bodies of people who per-ished in the inferno at a landmark building in Banani on Thursday, 25 so far.
I was at the canteen during lunch hours at my workplace on Thursday when I found out about the fire in FR Tower. Everyone's eyes were fixated on the TV.