MBL in Butwal

KATHMANDU: Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd (MBL) inaugurated its 22nd branch and 16th ATM in Butwal on Tuesday. According to a press release, the bank is establishing its branch offices in Biratnagar, Nepalgunj, Dhangadi, Mahendranagar, Dang, Surkhet, Baglung, Dhading, Bhaktapur, Swyambhu and Maharajgunj. Its branch at Narayangarh will start its operation from December 8. —HNS

Yami in Janakpur

KATHMANDU: A two-day long Mithila Sanskritik Utsav began in Janakpur on Monday with fanfare coinciding with the Bhivah Panchami. Inaugurating the festival, Chief Guest Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Hisila Yami outlined the historical relation of Mithila with Malla kings of Kathmandu. — HNS