By Smita Prakash PATNA: With the polling process in Bihar entering its final stretch, a confident Chief Minister Nitish Kumar predicted Thursday that he saw no threat to his chances of serving a third consecutive term in office from the opposing NDA led by a boisterous Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but was candid enough to accept that there was a political challenge to be faced and taken head-on.
JPMorgan Chase has offered to pay about $3 billion to settle an array of pending Justice Department probes, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the discussions.The Justice Department argued JPMorgan would need to pay billions above the $3 billion offer to settle the cases, according to the person.The newspaper, citing people familiar with the matter, said that JPMorgan, the biggest US bank by assets, and the Justice Department had expanded the settlement talks to include an array of cases.
Six children between one and five years old were left alone at an unlicensed home-based daycare in the Manitoba capital, police said Thursday.
The woman in charge, who was the sole caregiver, left the home at some point Tuesday, police said. A mother of one of the children arrived at 2 p.m. to pick up her child and was shocked to find no adults around.
“When the parent went there, there were … numerous knocks at the residence that met with negative results,” Det. Sgt. Natalie Aitken said.
MUMBAI: Reliance Jio Infocomm's upcoming service launch, rivals bringing out their 4G options, spectrum deals and consolidation have propelled the telecom industry into one of its best hiring phases in recent years. "From a lull period following the cancellation of telecom licenses in 2012, hiring has shot up and this is the highest we have seen since new licences were issued in 2008," said Arpita Pal Agrawal, leader-telecom at PwC India.
Steve Jennings / Getty ImagesThe U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation of a May 2014 data breach at ride service Uber, including an examination of whether any employees at competitor Lyft were involved in the episode, sources familiar with the situation said.