NEWS ON AIR Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR International News Sensex climbs 117 points to 36,468; Rupee up by 16 paise BNE Benchmark domestic stocks today snapped two sessions' losing trend in afternoon trade amid mixed global cues. RBI to issue new 100 Rupee notes with motif of 'Rani Ki Vav' BNE The Reserve Bank today said it will soon issue new 100 rupee notes in lavender colour having motif of ‘Rani ki vav' - a stepwell located on the banks of Saraswati river in Gujarat's Patan. India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB BNE India continues to be the fastest growing economy in Asia and is on track to meet current fiscal year's projected growth of 7.3 per cent. ONGC board approves exiting Pawan Hans, to sell 49% stake BNE Oil and Natural Gas Corporation- ONGC- the premier Public Sector Natural gas company has approved exiting its helicopter service provider Pawan Hans by selling its entire 49 per cent stake. Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs. 20 per quintal to Rs. 275 rupees BNE The government today increased fair and remunerative price, FRP, of sugarcane by 20 rupees per quintal to 275 rupees for the next marketing year starting October. Sensex surges over 100 points up; Nifty rises 39 points to 11,047 BNE At the stock markets, extending yesterday's rally, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange surged by over 100 points in late morning trade today. Wholesale inflation rises to 5.77% in June on increasing prices of vegetables, fuel BNE The Inflation, based on wholesale prices, shot up to 5.77 per cent in June on increasing prices of vegetables and fuel items. The WPI inflation stood at 4.43 per cent in May and 0.90 per cent in June last year Sensex adds 87 points in all time high close in afternoon trade to 36,635 BNE Sensex at Bombay Stock Exchange today added 87 points in yesterday's all time high close in afternoon trade to 36,635. Reserve Bank makes it compulsory to incorporate purchaser’s name on the face of payment instrumentalities to prevent money laundering BNE In order to address the concerns arising out of the anonymity and to prevent money laundering, the Reserve Bank Industrial production growth slips to 3.2% in May while retail inflation rises to 5% in June BNE Industrial production growth slipped to a seven-month low of 3.2 per cent in May mainly due sluggish performance of manufacturing and power sectors SEBI to soon come out with consultation paper on developing robust secondary market for debt segment BNE Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will soon come out with a consultation paper on developing a robust secondary market for the debt segment. Govt approves Idea Cellular and Vodafone India merger BNE Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha today said that the Government has approved the Idea Cellular and Vodafone India merger but the companies need to complete some formalities for the final closure of the deal.