Get all the latest national and international news updates of Thursday, June 9 here:
11.44 pm: President Obama endorses Hillary Clinton, says: "I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office."
11.10 pm: PM Modi departs for New Delhi from Frankfurt (Germany), after completion of his 5-nation visit.
10.11 pm: NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group) meeting took place in Vienna to discuss India's application, most countries appear positive.
10.07 pm: Sehore, MP: BJP MLA Rajendra Dadu passes away after a tragic accident, while travelling from Indore to Bhopal.
9.44 pm: Karnataka Deputy Superintendent of Police Anupama Shenoy's resignation accepted by the State Government.
9.38 pm: USA is the strongest economy of the world & we are the fastest growing economy of the world, says Rajnath Singh in Lucknow.
9.37 pm: As part of a project to curb road accidents, 726 black spots have been identified in 1st stage, says Nitin Gadkari.
9.36 pm: We had taken a decision to extend length of national highways from 96000 to 2 lakh kms. Happy to inform we've reached 1.55 lakh Kms, says Gadkari.
8.59 pm: PM Modi lands in Frankfurt (Germany), en route to New Delhi after completion of his 5-nation visit.
8.47 pm: Gatiman Express rammed into dead end,hit platform buffers at Agra Cantt station earlier today, no damage to coaches.
8.37 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sets-up high level committee to look into matters related to water bodies in the capital.
8.18 pm: Indian Coast Guard salvaged the vessel, its cargo and rescued 14 crew members by dispatching ships from Goa.
8.17 pm: ICG ships salvaged MT Infinity-1,20 miles off Mormugao (Goa)which ws carrying 1794 metric tons of asphalt,last night.
7.50 pm: Bihar Topper scam case: SIT arrests 5 people involved in the scam. Police in search of the 2 absconding.
7.37 pm: Team India at a practice session in Harare, Zimbabwe. First ODI to take place on 11th June.
7.30 pm: Sources say the SIT will be headed by Additional Director Rakesh Asthana, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Gujarat cadre.
7.10 pm: Rakesh Asthana also headed the state SIT into the burning of the Sabarmati Express in February 2002 and also the Fodder Scam Probe.
7.00 pm: We are not going to have an auction (for cricketers),but we'll have a draft system, says N Srinivasan on TN Premier League.
6.34 pm: Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh called again by CBI on June10 for questioning in the alleged disproportionate assets case
6.15 pm: Are you suggesting that the movie depicts Punjab as only a drug capital?, Bombay HC to CBFC on Film Udta Punjab controversy.
6.00 pm: It's only way out or people will be afraid of making films abt things which are reflective of our times, says Randeep Hooda.
5.49 pm: Our Govt has decided that we'll create such an environment that farmers' income will be doubled by 2022, says Rajnath Singh.
5.48 pm: Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing a rally in Mau (Uttar Pradesh).
5.30 pm:CBI hs full proof case agnst Himachal CM,associates and partner in criminal conspiracy regarding assets aquired in name of wife and children, says Sources.
5.10 pm: Man who was stabbed inside an ATM in Jodhpur (Rajasthan), admitted to hospital and is out of danger.
5.00 pm: Criminals demand Rs 25 lakh extortion money from Motihari (Bihar) court judge, case registered.
4.45 pm: Clash broke out after BJP councillors objected to AAP councillors wearing party caps at the event.
4.26 pm: I would definitely like to see it, I am sensible enough to watch a movie and make up my own mind what it means, says Milind Soman on Udta Punjab.
4:19 pm: CBI forms a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe corruption cases, including AgustaWestland and Vijay Mallya case.
3:56 pm: Floor test cross voting: Uttarakhand assembly speaker Govind Kunjwal cancels membership of BJP MLA Bhim Lal Arya and Congress MLA Rekha Arya.
3:47 pm: Bombay High Court to pronounce judgement in Haji Ali case on June 28.
3:39 pm: French Football legend Zinedine Zidane arrives at Mumbai airport.
3:16 pm: Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal unwell, rushed back to Chandigarh from Gurdaspur where he was attending Sangat Darshan.
3:00 pm: Pakistan lashes out over India's NSG push; lobbies Russia and others to block India.
2:45 pm: Gulberg massacre: Ahmedabad Court defers judgement on quantum of sentence for the 24 convicts till tomorrow.
2:31 pm: Mayawati demands CBI probe in Mathura violence, says incident occurred because of sheer negligence from state and centre.
2:10 pm: I support freedom of creative expression: Shyam Benegal on Udta Punjab row.
1.42 pm: Hearing begins in Bombay High Court in Film Udta Punjab controversy.
1.30 pm: 108/102 ambulance drivers and technicians hold strike in Raipur demanding hike in salary in Chhattisgarh.
1.15 pm: Rain and hailstorm in Dehradun
1.00 pm: Delhi High Court to hear tomorrow case related to suspension of BJP MLA OP Sharma from Delhi Assembly for two sessions.
12.39 pm: Car bomb kills 8, more than 30 wounded, in eastern Baghdad.
12.13 pm: Its an important film, it brings to the fore a very big problem, says Shyam Benegal on Udta Punjab row.
12.08 pm: Don't know the issue yet, law will take its own course: CM Siddaramaiah on K'taka Deputy SP Anupama Shenoy's resignation.
12 noon: SC to hear tomorrow a plea of advocates-on-record seeking exemption from verification drive of lawyers launched by Bar Council of India.
11.45 am: SC rejects BJP MLA Rajendra Meshram's plea seeking permission for voting in biennial polls for Rajya Sabha from MP.
11.30 am: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh appears before CBI in connection with alleged disproportionate assets case.
11.05 am: Issue is between makers of the film and CBFC,State Govt has no role in it, says Daljit Cheema, Punjab Minister on Udta Punjab.
11.00 am: PM Narendra Modi emplanes for New Delhi.
10.55 am: Former Indian athlete Anju Bobby George alleges Kerala Sports minister E P Jayarajan threatened her and accused her of misuse of funds.
10.50 am: When state govts write to us about farmers suffering due to crop damage by animals, then such permissions are given, says Prakash Javadekar on Maneka Gandhi's allegations.
10.45 am: Two killed after a tree falls on a tourist camp in Narkanda near Shimla.
10.40 am: A Sadhu in Firozabad prays inside a ring of fire to appease rain gods.
UP: A Sadhu in Firozabad prays inside a ring of fire to appease rain gods pic.twitter.com/4omIdsvbDz— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 9, 2016
10.30 am: "I will meet SP today, will not take back my resignation", says Karnataka Dy SP Anupama Shenoy.
10.15 am: INS Trikand escorting MV Infinity to Karwar.
10.00 am: Earthquake measuring 6.2 on richter scale strikes off Lombok, Indonesia: USGS.
WATCH: Woman and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi slams Enviornment Ministryhttps://t.co/zaRbc8vzYz— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2016
9.45 am: Environment ministry writing to every state & allowing killing of animals. Elephants, wild boars and monkeys, says Maneka Gandhi.
9.15 am: Suspected time bomb found at Meja railway station in Allahabad. Bomb disposal squad at the spot.
9.00 am: Naxals attacked Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) operating base in Kondagaon(Chhattisgarh),more than 600 rounds fire from both sides: ITBP.
8.45 am: Quantum of punishment in Gujarat's Gulberg society massacre case to be pronounced today.
8.30 am: My conversations with you are deeply stimulating. Mexico was the first Latin American country to recognise India, says PM Narendra Modi.
8.15 am: It's an honour to welcome you to our country, PM Modi. I trust your stay in Mexico will be both productive and pleasant, says President of Mexico.
8.00 am: Deputy Mayor Basant Singh shot at by unidentified assailants, admitted to Patna hospital, in Bhojpur, Bihar.
7.45 am: Six Indian fishermen along with one boat apprehended at Gulf of Mannar by Srilankan Navy.
PM Modi & President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto issue a joint statement pic.twitter.com/da1GhqeYvl— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2016
7.30 am: We have filed for extradition, its a lengthy legal process & has to be approved by UK judicial system, says Jayant Sinha (MoS Fin) on Vijay Mallya.
PM Narendra Modi reaches Mexico City for the last leg of his 5-nation visit (pic source: MEA) pic.twitter.com/LonVepDmFA— ANI (@ANI_news) June 8, 2016