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    Mahesh  Verma

    Trivial Travails

    Mahesh has been in Oman for almost 25 years. He worked with the State Bank of India group, Banque Indo Suez, BankMuscat and Merrill Lynch before starting Trinity Investments. Why Trinity? Apparently because of the three women in his life... his wife and two daughters! You can contact him at

Heaven on Earth
    April 9, 2014

I am now over the hill! No seriously, I am.

RIP, Khushwant Singh
    March 26, 2014

Strange coincidence! Last week, on March 20, 2014, in New Delhi, a 99 year old and an 80 year old broke free from the fetters of this materialistic world and though the two were not related in any familial way, they were linked inexplicably through this Paradise called Muscat.

An Ode to Calcutta
    March 12, 2014

This is being penned from Camp Calcutta or should that read Kampf Kolkata?

A Big Thanks
    February 26, 2014

On this day in 1815, Napoleon escaped from the island of Elba and began the second conquest of France - Bonaparte was a class apart, what? Fourteen years later, on this day, Levi Strauss saw the light of the day - the founder, not the jeans!

Celebrations and mournings
    February 12, 2014

Two centuries and 15 years ago saw the birth of the man, who later went on to say in his Gettysburg address, “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

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