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
Senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kamal Nath appointed AICC General Secretaries.— ANI (@ANI_news) June 12, 2016
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
CM @sarbanandsonwal elected as Chief Patron of Assam Cricket Association.— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) June 12, 2016
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
14 vote jo reject hui hain usme se 12 RK Anand ko daali gayi hain; kaun si vote hain kiski hain?: BS Hooda, former Haryana CM on RS Polls— ANI (@ANI_news) June 12, 2016
CORRECTION: Separatists leaders SAS Geelani & Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have been released. Yasin Malik still not released— ANI (@ANI_news) June 12, 2016
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.
Visuals from BJP office bearers' meeting in Allahabad (UP) pic.twitter.com/qq1QowIEqV— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 12, 2016
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.