Leakgate: ICAI to take action against arrested CA

Chartered accountants' apex body ICAI on Sunday said it will initiate necessary disciplinary action against member Khemchand Gandhi, who has been arrested by the CBI for allegedly leaking "secret" government documents, after receiving details from the investigative agency.

Corporate espionage case: CBI probing role of PwC official

An official of a high profile consultancy group has come under CBI scanner in connection with its probe into the alleged sale of confidential government records on foreign investment policies to corporate groups by officials.

India needs 3.5 mn hospital beds, 3 mn doctors by 2034: Report

The Indian healthcare delivery system, which suffers from acute problem of limited resources, will need an investment of around USD 245 billion through traditional means to deliver desired outcome in next two decades, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report.

UP CM orders audit of government departments

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered internal auditing of all the government departments, an official said on Tuesday.

Hackers expose Asia`s weak cyber defences

A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats, particularly from criminal organisations, analysts said.

UAE education foundation launches $ 1 mn best teacher award

A UAE-based Indian education foundation has announced a massive one million award for world`s greatest teacher and the hunt for the same will commence next year.

Europe`s electricity could be all renewables by 2050

Europe could meet all its electricity needs from renewable sources by mid-century, according to a report released by services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Outsourcing cos face challenges from new entrants: PwC

After being market leaders for a long time, outsourcing firms in India and North America are now faced with increasing competition from new entrants amid rising demand for services globally, a survey says.