TLP chief Saad Rizvi released from jail


New Delhi, Nov 18 : Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Saad Rizvi was reportedly released on Thursday from the Kot Lakhpat jail, a party spokesperson stated, the Express Tribune reported. As per videos and pictures shared, the TLP chief reached the Rehmatul-il-Aalimeen mosque in Lahore shortly after his release. A large number of supporters had gathered outside the party headquarters to welcome Rizvi, the report said. The TLP chief was under detention since April 11. His release is said to be a part of the recent agreement reached between the Pakistan government and the TLP, following the party's recent sit-in. On October 31, the Pakistan government had announced that an agreement had been reached with the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after the latest round of dialogue between the two parties. The pact came after around two weeks of clashes left at least seven policemen dead and scores injured on both sides. A week later, on November 7, the federal cabinet of Pakistan revoked its earlier decision of declaring the TLP a 'proscribed' organisation under the country's anti-terrorism law after it committed that it would abide by the Constitution and the laws of the country. Four days later, Rizvi's name was taken off the Fourth Schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 by the Punjab government. /IANS


3.5mn doses of Covid vax administered in Afghanistan since Aug'21
Kabul, Jan 25 : The Taliban has claimed that 3.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Afghanistan since they took over the cou

42 people dead due to heavy snowfall in Afghanistan
Kabul, Jan 25 : Since the last 20 days, at least 42 people have died and 118 other injured as heavy snowfall has lashed 15 provinces of Afghanistan, o

Taliban meets representatives of US, 7 other nations in Oslo
Oslo/Kabul, Jan 25 : A visiting Taliban delegation and representatives of the US and seven other nations and region held talks in Oslo which mainly fo