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.
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
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
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
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.
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.