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

The power of music
    December 21, 2016

Veni, Vidi, Vici…he came, he saw, he conquered! The phrase was coined by Julius Caesar in 47 BC after his victory over Pharnaces II of Pontus in the Battle of Zela. And after the absolutely riveting performance of Sonam Kalra, on December 16, it is rumoured that the new phrase for “she came, she saw, she conquered” will henceforth be referred to as Veni-am, Vidi-am, Vici-am in honour of the doe-eyed beauty Son-am.

A Paradise called Oman
    November 30, 2016

“There is October in every November and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other’s life!”

The fortnight that was
    November 16, 2016

What a fortnight and what a year!

Last fortnight we saw their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit Muscat. On Saturday November 5th, around mid morning, we got to see their motorcade zipping by the Corniche, and as the traffic was stopped to let their motorcade through, we waved out from our cars (keeping in line with the oft repeated maxim that one grew up with Atithi Devo Bhava , meaning “be one for whom the guest is God”), even though we couldn’t really make out in which car the Royal Couple were actually travelling.

A break from celebrations
    November 2, 2016

Diwali Mubarak, Saal Mubarak, Happy Bhai Dooj aka Bhai Phota aka Bhau Beej , Happy Halloween, Happy November etc etc.

The beloved October
    October 20, 2016

Surprise, surprise…TT on a Thursday! Some of you experienced withdrawal symptoms when the alternate Wednesday fix was conspicuous by its absence yesterday, while some of you rejoiced presuming that the TT was finally axed by MD! Absence makes the heart grow fonder or maybe absence makes the heart go wander?

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