News Flash: US gun control policy slammed on social media

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New Delhi, June 12: In the worst mass shooting in US' history, at least 50 people were killed and 53 others injured when a "lone wolf" gunman opened fire early on Sunday in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, where a state of emergency has been declared.

Get all the latest national and international news updates of Sunday, June 12 here:


10.33 pm: An outpouring of anger toward the lax US gun control policy witnessed on social media after a shooting spree in an Orlando nightclub left 50 dead and 53 wounded.

10.00 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asks party leaders to preserve the goodwill in view of the next assembly elections in the country and the 2019 general elections.

9.30 pm: Strong winds followed by heavy rains and hailstorms hit various places of Dehradun.

9.00 pm: The father of the suspected gunman in Orlando mass shooting says he believes his son was motivated by hatred of gays -- not by his Muslim religion.

8.30 pm: Vijay Mallya says there is "no rationale nor any legal basis" behind such action and alleged that government agencies are pursuing a "heavily biased investigation" against him.

8.00 pm: Air strikes on a market in Syria's Al-Qaeda-held city of Idlib kill at least 21 civilians including five children.

7:30 pm: BCCI receives a total of 57 applications from coaches within India and overseas for the position of Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team.

7:15 pm:Atmosphere of violence prevailing in UP, says Shah citing recent Mathura and Kairana incidents while attacking SP govt.

7:00 pm: Four policemen injured in a terrorist attack on police patrolling party in J&K's Anantnag district.

6:45 pm: Congress is getting increasingly weakened because of its repeated obstructions in the path of development: Amit Shah.

6:30pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given decisive leadership to NDA govt in last two years: BJP president Amit Shah.

6:10 pm: The State Govt is denying the existence of incidents itself, that shows the mindset. It is a serious issue: RS Prasad on Kairana incident.

6:00 pm: Two years of Modi Govt is "No corruption Govt", However, 10 years of Congress was full of corruption: RS Prasad.

5:45 pm: Amit Shah ji while addressing the executive meet said,"gateway to the north east has been opened for BJP": RS Prasad.

5:30 pm: Heavy rains accompanied by storm lashes Dehradun (Uttarakhand).

5:15 pm: Allahabad: BJP's National executive meeting underway, PM Modi along with other top leaders present for the meeting.

4:55 pm: Pulse Night Club mass shootings: Approximately 20 dead in the shootings, 42 taken to 3 area hospitals (Orlando police).

4:45 pm: Pulse Night Club shootings: Multiple people are dead inside, 42 people transported to hospitals (Orlando police).

4.25 pm: Assam: Army & police in a joint operation arrested a LAEF terrorist and a NDFB(S) linkman in two separate incidents.

4.15 pm: Crime Branch Delhi arrest an impostor claiming to be MP for duping parents of several job aspirants into securing jobs in railways, FCI,etc

4.00 pm: Indian Coast Guard rescued 7 people from south of Port Blair in a sea air coordinated search,rescue operation underway.More details awaited.

3.40 pm: Gunman who opened fire, wounded multiple people inside Florida nightclub is dead, says police

3.31 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives for BJP national executive meeting in Allahabad (UP).

3.15 pm: Congress appoints Ghulam Nabi Azad as the state in-charge of Uttar Pradesh and Kamal Nath as state in-charge of Punjab and Haryana.

3.00 pm: Police arrest two Naxals during search operation in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur, arms and ammunition recovered.

2.59 pm: Shooting at a Florida nightclub, people injured.

2.30 pm: Police conduct 'controlled explosion' outside Orlando nightclub.

2.15 pm: 15 packets of heroin and weapons recovered from the Pakistani smugglers who were killed in gunfight with BSF in Punjab.

2.00 pm: Saina Nehwal beats Sun Yu of China 11-21 21-14 21-19 to win women's singles title in Australian Open Super Series 2016

1.45 pm: Local media in Orlando (USA) says more than 20 shot inside a night club, no confirmation on fatalities.

1.30 pm: Govt is fully committed,reservation in promotions will continue no matter what-MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal

1.15 pm: We will file complaint with Election Commission: Congress General Secy BK Hariprasad on Haryana RS seat voting row

1.00 pm: Firecrackers explode at Shanghai Pudong Airport. Investigation under way. 3 injured in Shanghai Pudong airport explosion. Flights undisturbed. Explosives self-made with firecrackers

12.40 pm: Over 30 Kapu leaders arrested while they were protesting against their leader Mudragada Padmanabham's arrest

12.24 pm: Narendra Modi and Amit Shah will decide the strategy and party's face for UP election: Anurag Thakur

12.00 noon: Agar ek pen se voting hui hai to shadyantra racha gaya hai BJP ka, agar election machine bhi involved hai toh khatre ki ghanti hai:BS Hooda

11.15 am: Achyut Lahkar, pioneer of mobile theatre of Assam breathed his last at Pathsala.

11.00 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh leaves for Allahabad to attend party executive meet.

10.47 am: PM Modi will inaugurate 2-day Annual Conference of Senior Tax Administrators of CBDT & CBEC on June 16 in Delhi.

10.30 am: BJP president arrives in Allahabad for party executive meeting.

10.10 am: BSF apprehends one Pakistan national by BSF along Indo-Pak border near Gurdaspur district in (Punjab)

9.59 am: Delhi restaurant issue:If allegations found true,we'll cancel restaurant's license,action will be taken undr appropriate sections: Sisodia

9.40 am: 9-member BJP team to visit Kairana in UP to probe into migration of 346 families from village due to rising crime graph: ANI

9.25 am: Separatists leaders SAS Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest and Yasin Malik arrested ahead of their meet on Sainik colony issue.

8.50 am: President Pranab Mukherjee greets government and people of the Republic of the Philippines on their Independence Day.

8.30 am: Delhi: A restaurant allegedly denied entry to unprivileged children

8.15 am:21 Newly hatched baby crocodiles attract visitors to Coimbatore zoo.

8.03 am: President Pranab Mukherjee to begin his 6-day visit to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia, today

8.00 am: Two Pakistani smugglers killed, one injured in a gunfight with BSF troops in Fazilka(Punjab). 15 packets of heroin, weapons recovered

7.57 am:Two-day National Executive meeting of BJP to begin in Allahabad today.

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