MAKEOVER

  • Christina Aguilera to Brad Pitt: Top five celebrity makeovers of 2013 December 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Some chose to cut flab and others tried new hairdos. The year 2013 saw many celebrity makeovers. Usmagazine.com listed the best celebrity makeovers of the year: Christina Aguilera: 'The Voice' coach flaunted her trimmeddown physique at various Hollywood events. Her weight loss was accompanied by more sophisticated beauty looks...
  • Party makeover for house on Rihanna's mind October 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Rihanna is planning to renovate her new villa in Barbados, US, and wants to make it wellequipped to host parties. The 'Diamonds' singer will be spending $9.6 million on the renovation, reports femalefirst.co.uk "Rihanna wants to transform this home into the perfect place to party and relax in. It's...
  • Noida may get a makeover soon to attract more investment August 23, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh government is set to unveil a host of initiatives in the New Okhla Industrial Development Area (Noida), as part of a bid to attract investment by showcasing it as a hub for industry, officials said on Friday. The government has, in an interaction with industrialists on Thursday, promised...
  • Is this cinema's most amazing makeup ever? November 5, 2012

    You must remember Robin Williams from his 1993 film Mrs Doubtfire. Williams, playing the role of a father desperate to keep his kids facing a nasty divorce, agreed to dress up as an old woman, Mrs Eugene Doubtfire, who was to be the kids' nanny. The makeup took four and...
  • UPA goes for makeover drive, to launch Bharat Nirman ads September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Amidst the crisis being faced by the government after the withdrawal of the support by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, the UPA has decided to go for a makeover drive. In a bid to overhaul the image of the government, the UPA has sanctioned as much as Rs 100...
  • Robert Pattinson spending millions on makeover? August 28, 2012

    Los Angeles: Twilight star Robert Pattinson is reportedly spending millions on himself to get a style makeover. The 26yearold actor, who was left humiliated after pictures of his girlfriend Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders emerged in compromising positions, wants to transform his appearance as he moves on in life...
  • A complete makeover ordered for UP policemen June 24, 2012

    Lucknow: From monitoring bloating waistlines to logging on to Facebook to leveraging the benefits of IT, the 125,000strong Uttar Pradesh Police, hitherto infamous for its acts of omission rather than commission, is attempting a complete makeover on orders from the top. Senior officers have been asked to not only get...
  • Twitter set for a makeover December 10, 2011

    It's been five years since the first tweet went out and now Twitter is unveiling a newer, revamped look. ...
  • 25 years of Oprah's fashion fixes May 27, 2011

    A look into Oprah Winfrey's different avatars over the years. ...
  • Lucknow's Hazratganj market revamped January 23, 2011

    Lucknow: Barely five months ago, when the idea of restoring the glory of Hazratganj was mooted on completion of 200 years of this historic city, no one was ready to believe that Lucknow's main shopping street would actually get a makeover. But some residents of Lucknow, a city of two million...
  • 'Extreme American Makeover', a spiel on teen angst June 18, 2010

    You'd think a book entitled 'Extreme American Makeover' would come with a cover twiceglossedover and a tagline to match. Instead, its an impalpable hodgepodge of pink, purple and puny teentalk. Thank your blingbling stars, there's half a treat tucked inside. Mitali Perkins' 'Extreme American Makeover' makes for a pulpy teen...
  • Modi dons denims to keep pace with changing Gujarat December 7, 2009

    Rann of Kutch/(Gujarat): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has given himself a quiet makeover, perhaps to keep up with the changing image of the state as one of the most industrially developed in the country. At the recent Rannotsav, a threeday cultural festival showcasing the folk culture of northern Gujarat and...
  • Religious trust to redo Bhendi bazaar for Rs 1,500 cr August 3, 2009

    Mumbai: After the Bandra Worli Sea Link, Mumbai is readying itself for another architectural marvel and this one without any government aid. A religious group has set itself the tough task of redeveloping one of the city's most congested areas Bhendi Bazaar. Come 2015 and the 7.5 lakh squarefeet...
  • Weekend project: Revamp your home November 28, 2008

    Dull, gloomy, boring... if these are the words that come to mind when you think of your home, then it is time for a revamp. Here are 10 quick fix tips for a brighter look. Try a focus wall in colours like lime green, yellow, or aquamarine. You could even add...
  • Diwali decor: No budget needed! October 13, 2008

    Diwali is just a couple of weeks away and you have barely any time to get your home organised, let alone renovate. But don't worry. You can still give your home a makeover and guarantee that your your family and friends will love the new look. What's more, you don't...
  • A glimpse of Minnisha's wild side in Kidnap October 1, 2008

    Mumbai: Minnisha Lamba has been the quintessential girl next door but that's until the promos of Kidnap came out. In a twopiece swimsuit Minnisha is now changing lanes to a hottie head turner, complete with a freshly toned body. "I think with Kidnap I am making a lot for what I...
  • Coming soon: Sonys Naya Roop Nayi Zindagi May 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Naya Roop Nayi Zindagi a new reality show by Sony is India's version of popular American show Extreme Makeover, hosted by Actor Mona Singh of Jassi jaisa koi nahi fame. In this new reality show on Sony television contestants who suffer from severe facial disfigurations undergo plastic surgery and...
  • Mumbai Makeover: Aiming for a better city March 9, 2008

    While sun piercing through the waterfronts of Auckland, New York and Shanghai provides sparkling views, the sunrise over Mumbai isn't quite as flattering. ...
  • Drains in Mumbai get a makeover March 8, 2008

    It seems the only way to save Mumbai from another catastrophe will be to instill a greater civic sense among its residents. ...
  • The BandraWorli Sea Link: Connecting Mumbai March 6, 2008

    Mumbai: It is set to become the new landmark of Mumbai. Travel after its commissioning is all set to change on this stretch of western Mumbai. It is the 4.7 kilometer, eightlane, BandraWorli Sea Link. And it promises to cut travel time between Lovegrove Junction in Worli to Mahim Junction,...
  • Mumbai to swank up Dharavi, make it biz hub March 5, 2008

    Mumbai: As a plane lands in India's financial and film capital, slums are usually the first view of Mumbai. Endless row of slums and among them the biggest in Asia Dharavi spread across 530 acres and home to more than 6,00,000 people. Dharavi also sits on some of...
  • Mumbai Metro: An answer to commuting woes? March 4, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbais local trains will soon have a competitor. The muchawaited Metro may be an answer to the citys urban transport commuting woes. A resident of Mumbai, Sangeeta Som is all set to go to work, but work means a daily 20km toil. From Thane, the northern corner of Mumbais outskirts...
  • Mumbai Makeover: A facelift waiting to happen March 3, 2008

    Mumbai: While sun piercing through the waterfronts of Auckland, New York and Shanghai provides sparkling views, the sunrise over Mumbai isn't quite as flattering. Mumbai's waterfront both on the east coast and the 62km stretch on the west from Colaba to Versova stinks with sewage belched from the citys...
  • Madhuri makeover contest: 3 girls live their dream December 4, 2007

    Millions of girls have tried to ape her every move and thousands would anything to be like her. This show gets three girls closer to that dream because they said main Madhuri banna chahti hoon. ...
  • Makeover contestwinners learn confidence from Madhuri December 1, 2007

    The three winners of CNNIBN's Madhuri Makeover contest had lots to ask the veteran actress and lots to learn from her, as well. Madhuri even gave them tips. "Be very confident of yourself," exhorted Madhuri, "don't even for a moment doubt what you are." ...
  • Mumbai's Chhatrapati Station set for a makeover September 7, 2007

    Mumbai: The citys famous and imposing Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus is in expansion mode these days. The Central railways has opened a new entrance to this station as part of a plan to make the terminus world class. "The objective was to decongest the station and provide parking space," says Central...
  • Is Air Deccan ready for a makeover? May 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Is India's first lowcost airline Air Deccan about to take off with a new pilot on board? Could the process of finding new investors trigger a management change at the cashstrapped airline? Will Captain Gopinath, Founder and CEO take the NR Narayanamurthy route to a back seat at Air...
  • Mumbai slums ready for a facelift May 8, 2007

    Mumbai: The words clean and slum don't go together, do they? But a small revolution set in the slums of Mumbai is changing that perception. So, if you associated slums with dirty cramped spaces, your opinion will soon change. Slums in Mumbai are doing some serious garbage management and getting...
  • Yahoo goes for an image makeover September 18, 2006

    San Francisco: Beginning from its email programme to Yahoo Answers, Yahoo has given its heavily visited home page and other services a whole new look that taps the wisdom of Yahoo users. Yahoo Inc. now plans a new integrated marketing campaign in US and overseas markets that includes television, radio,...