The police department said one Sikh person was killed and seven others were wounded in the attack, while a Taliban security official died during the rescue operation.
Amid heavy security, Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada delivered his brief address from one of the front rows of worshippers at the Eidgah mosque in Kandahar.
While the UN is willing to help resolve any "technical constraints" to help girls resume their education, further delays could lead to Afghanistan being ignored, UNDP chief said.
Moby Group, the media company that owns TOLO TV, said the detentions of its employees were the result of the station reporting “the banning of foreign drama series."
The US Treasury permits money transactions related to humanitarian operations, including clearing, settlement and transfers, to the war-torn country.
Analysts say the reopening of universities is a "critical marker" on the Taliban's road to international recognition.
A United Nations report has said more than two-thirds of the killings were "extra-judicial killings committed by the de facto authorities or their affiliates."
Around 100 Afghan women have gathered in front of the abandoned US embassy in Kabul, calling on Washington to open access to $9.5 billion in Afghanistan central bank assets.
Norway will press the Taliban delegation with demands including the probability of delivering humanitarian aid directly to the Afghan people and for human rights to be respected.
Ankara and Doha have agreed on a security framework for the airport mission, but talks on other aspects such as financing are continuing, say Turkish diplomatic sources.
The Taliban has launched a series of raids on women's rights activists, forcing them to change safe houses daily to avoid arrest, according to activists.
At least 26 people have died after roofs of their houses collapsed in Qadis district in the western province of Badghis.
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