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For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Geneva | Published: September 19 2016 5:38 pm The panel said earlier this month that it had a database of some 5000 detailed interviews and information some of which is being shared with European governments seeking to prosecute their nationals fighting as foreign militants in Syria (Source: AP) Top News UN war crimes investigators said on Monday it had become increasingly difficult to interview newly arrived Syrian refugees in European countries and urged them to improve access to help document fresh abuses The panel says it has compiled a confidential list of suspects on all sides that have committed war crimes or crimes against humanity It called again for major powers to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court “We are appealing to countries inside Europe hosting newly arrived Syrian refugees to grant us access and remove any barriers to our work” Paulo Pinheiro chairman of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria told the UN Human Rights Council He did not name the European countries hampering investigators’ access to Syrian refugees Most have gone to Germany and Sweden while others remain stuck in Greece and Italy seeking asylum “Time is of the essence particularly if the Commission is to continue preparing well-documented reports on the current situation in the country rather than reports of a historical nature” Pinheiro said The panel said earlier this month that it had a database of some 5000 detailed interviews and information some of which is being shared with European governments seeking to prosecute their nationals fighting as foreign militants in Syria “There have been cases of successful prosecution which our information has aided” Pinheiro told the 47-member Geneva forum on Monday without elaborating Carla del Ponte a panel member and former UN war crimes prosecutor said: “We need a formal investigation to be done as soon as possible Time is passing and we must be ready for a future tribunal Don’t forget ‘no peace without justice’” A 20-truck aid convoy destined for the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo with enough supplies to feed tens of thousands remains stuck in Turkey UN officials said on Monday hours after a seven-day ceasefire in Syria expired Julian Braithwaite Britain’s envoy to the UN council cited “clear evidence” of both government and Islamic State militant forces killing civilians with chemical arms making it crucial for UN investigators to hold perpetrators to account Moscow stepped up a war of words with Washington on Sunday saying deadly air strikes by the US-led coalition on Syrian government forces threatened the implementation of a US-Russian ceasefire plan and bordered on connivance with Islamic State Syrian Ambassador Hussam Eddin Aala addressing the rights council on Monday denounced “this treacherous deliberate pre-planned American aggression” that he said had killed dozens of Syrian soldiers and paved the way for an Islamic State attack Russia has backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria’s civil war while the United States has supported non-Islamist rebel forces fighting to topple him For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: March 28 2011 1:05 am Top News Our country is like a necklace of pearlsand the pearls are the monuments that make it great Butdue to our negligencethe necklace has been broken and all the pearls shattered On February 11when we went to the Mehrauli Archeological Parkthe weather was perfect brightbreezy and pleasant As many as 80 classmates accompanied me to the park This walk was organised by the Indian Express We started from the gateway to Balbans tomb The area behind it was cleared recently during an archaeological excavation to reveal a courtyardsome rooms and grave platforms Though it is currently in a ruined state and without a roofit must have initially been covered by a dome It is based on Indo-Islamic architecturebecause it was the first building to use the true arch in construction The adjacent chamber has a grave that is traditionally believed to be that of Balbans favourite sonKhan Shaheed Immediately after the tomb is a large area covered with ruins of small roomswhich may have been residential units Further ahead is Jamalis mosque and tomb The tomb is well-preserved and has verses of Jamali himself is carved in plaster decoration Opposite to Jamali Kamali mosque is a magnificent stone canopy Our final stop during this heritage walk was the Rajon ki Baolia step-wellnow completely dry Rajon Ki Baoli is a breathtaking structure The Baoli complex has a tomb and a mosque with some plaster decoration We ended the walk at Khan Shaheeds tomb *Harkomal Preet SinghX-F The hectic pursuits in this life is gradually making Generation Y forget the country’s rich heritage and culture History happens to be the very root of a nation If we dont water the roots of a plantit will die Similarlyif we dont nourish our roots our ancient culturemonumentsvaluesfood and traditions how will our nation develop The Indian Express organised a short tour to an archeological park located in Mehrauliearlier known as Mihirawaliso that we can stay connected with our history First we visited Balbans tombwhich belongs to Balban of the slave dynasty We never knew this tomb was the first Indo-Islamic tomb of IndiaThen we visited the baoliwhich was used to store waterthe Jamali Kamali mosque and finally Quli Khans tomb After visiting these placesI realised that history is not that boring after all *Sarojini MahajanX F I was fortunate enough to be picked for an educational trip to the Mehrauli Archeological Park It was a sheer learning experiencethrough which we got to know more about the history of Delhi We entered it through a humongous temple-like gate When we stepped into Balban’s Tombwe couldn’t help but notice that it was a masterpiece with four walls Then we visited Shaheed Khan’s tombfollowed up by the remains of houses from that period The monuments took us from one Century to the other The guide showed us a mosque where a Sufi saint used to preach We were also told a very interesting story related to the saint It is said that one dayFazulla was waiting eagerly for his beloved onebut she did not turn up In the darkthe same dayhe saw a hooded figure coming towards him We sprinted forward and hugged the figureonly to realise that it was the figure of a Sufi saint It was then that Fazulla became Jamalithe acclaimed Sufi saint Two tombs called ‘Jamali-Kamali’ are situated very close to this mosque The five-bay mosque is exquisitely designed with a projection balconydome structures and immensely decorated west-facing walls to signify the direction of Mecca-Medina We also climbed a hillock to see a mock castle built by a BritisherThomas Melkof On the wholeit was an enthralling experience *Pamposh PanditaX-C On February 11wethe students of St Marks Sr Sec Public SchoolMeera Baghwent to the Mehrauli Archeological Park for a heritage walk To help us get a better idea of the placewe were provided with well-informed guides We first went to the Gateway of Balbanwhich had an entrance like that of a temple After entering another section of the gatewaywe came across the tomb of Shahid Khanthe son of Balban We saw the main area of the mosquebesides the Mihirapswhich faces Mecca Medina (West) We were told that Shaikh Fazulullahalso called Jamaliwas a saint Then we went to one of the most beautiful places in Mehraulithe Rajon ki Baoliwhere people used to wash clothesfeed their cattle and bathe I can’t wait for our next heritage walk *AnuragX-C The Indian Express organised a heritage walk to an archaeological park in Mehrauli for the students of St Marks School The main purpose of the walk was to know more about our past through monumentswhich were excavated five years ago We went to the first tomb constructed by Balban in Mehrauliwhich was built using stones from plundered templeslimestone and brickjeera The tomb is divided into three parts namelydomedrum and plinth There was a settlement areawhich was similar to the Harappan civilisationwith a proper drainage system and water-purification pits Then we visited Jamali-Kamalis mosquewhich was built during the Mughal era The mosque faces west and every western wall of the mosque is highly decorated Though Jamali had started the construction of the mosqueBabur finished it The concept of the baoli in his tomb came from Rajasthan It was used to collect rainwater for domestic purposes *Nikita SethiX-F Delhi is one of the few cities in the world that have an amazing blend of heritage buildings and modern infrastructure Whether it be RajputSultansMughals or BritishDelhi has always been a capital for all Delhi comprised seven cities and the oldest of all is Mehrauli This is where the rulers of the slave dynasty had their administrative centrepopularly known as Jamali-Kamali The area was discovered by an excavation team two decades ago As we moved into the palacewe came across a tomb with five doors where Bulban was buried The tomb is the first piece of architecture in India where the triangular keystone of Rajasthan and tomb of Mughals were used together Next to this is another tomb where Balbans son Shaid Khan is buried The trip helped me in discover the wonder that is Delhi *Hitesh Mandla10-A Mehrauliearlier known as Mihirawaliwas founded by King Mihir Bhoja The most visible piece of its architecture was the Qutub Complexinitiated by Qutubuddin Aybak and completed by Iltutmish and Alauddin Khilji The dargah complex houses the graves of successive Mughal emperors Moti Masjid was a mosque built for private prayer by Bahadur Shahthe son of Aurangzeb Balban’s tombconstructed in the 13th centuryis still in a good condition The tomb is an important structure as it is the first example of Indo-Islamic architecture Another tombthat of Balban’s sonis also located in Mehrauli Archeological Park A baoli or stepwell located in the park was used to store waterbut as it is completely dry nowit is now known as Sukhi Baoli The Jamali Kamali mosque was built in the honour of Sufi saint Dihlawiand his tomb is located adjacent to the mosque *Vibhor GhoshX-D On February 11the students of Class X went for an excursion to the Mehrauli Archaeological Parklocated in Mehrauli one of the seven ancient cities of Emperor Balban of the slave dynasty It is a heritage park located close to the Qutub Complex The park was built during the reign of the Delhi Sultanate The main attractions of the place are Jamalis TombRajon Ki BaoliGhiyasuddin Balbans tomb and Sufi saint Shaikh Hamid bin Fazlullahs mosque Rajon Ki Baolia stepwellwas constructed in 1506 during Sikander Lodhis reign The Jamali-Kamali mosque was constructed in 1528 in honour of Sufi saint Shaikh Hamid bin Fazlullahand the saints tomb was built in 1536after his demise *Radha BholaX-B It was on February 11 that we got an opportunity to visit the Mehrauli Archeological Park We were amazed at the way everything was preserved Our tour guide immense knowledge of the subject She told us many interesting facts about the Mughal reign and dynasty their lifestylearchitecture and rich culture The tomb is a building of historical importance in the development of Indo-Islamic architectureas it was here that first true arch made its appearance in India andaccording to manythe first true dome as well Built in 1311 ADAlai Darwaza near Qutub Complex happens to be the earliest surviving dome in India Our guide also told us that his sonShaheed Khanwho lost his life in the war His tomb is also located nearby Overallthe experience was really enlightening as we were accompanied by history teachers who explained everything to usThe complex is hugeand it goes to show that they led a very luxurious life It was a very memorable experienceand I would love to go there again *Manvi Mahajan X-C 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