South Asia

Conflict & Justice

'For less than a dollar, you can [buy] a liter of acid and basically destroy someone's life'

Almost 10 years ago, a young Pakistani woman was held down by her mother-in-law while her husband and father-in-law threw acid on her. Some 150 operations later, Bushra Shafi is working as a beautician in a hair salon in Lahore, started by a hairdresser who was moved to help victims of acid attacks when one of them came into her salon and asked simply: "Can you make me beautiful again?"

Conflict & Justice

'For less than a dollar, you can [buy] a liter of acid and basically destroy someone's life'

Almost 10 years ago, a young Pakistani woman was held down by her mother-in-law while her husband and father-in-law threw acid on her. Some 150 operations later, Bushra Shafi is working as a beautician in a hair salon in Lahore, started by a hairdresser who was moved to help victims of acid attacks when one of them came into her salon and asked simply: "Can you make me beautiful again?"

Cracking down on Scrabulous

Anchor Marco Werman explains how Hasbro, the maker of Scrabble, is suing some Indian brothers who've developed a popular online version known as Scrabulous.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Pushkar in Rajasthan, India. It's where the annual Pushkar Camel Fair is under way. Photographer Art Wolfe is there. He's scouting the place for an upcoming episode of his PBS series "Travels ToThe Edge" and he sent us an audio postcard.

Health & Medicine

India mood

Anchor David Baron speaks with MJ Akbar, an independent journalist and author about a mood of fear and anger in India in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.