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July 5, 2011

Andy Warhol Blondie painting sells for 5.9 million

An Andy Warhol portrait of Blondie star Debbie Harry has sold for a staggering $5.9 million.

The Heart of Glass singer posed for Warhol in his New York studio back in 1980 and the finished product – a hot pink silkscreen canvas – was one of the star lots at Sotheby’s two-day auction in London, which ended on Thursday.

All I can say is whoever paid 5.9 million for that painting is a idiot.

Tags: andy warhol, Heart, heart of glass, product, sotheby s, studio

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July 1, 2011

Cornell University Fraternity Pledge Dies Of Alcohol Poisoning, Mother Sues The Frat For $25 Million!

When will these fraternities learn where to draw the line???

You almost never hear about sororities having dead or beaten pledges, these ninjas need to get their lives together!

The heartbroken mother of a Cornell University sophomore is suing a fraternity for $25 million after members allegedly kidnapped her son, blindfolded him, bound his hands and feet, and forced him to drink so much alcohol that he passed out and died.

George Desdunes, the son of a Haitian immigrant, was pronounced dead on Feb. 25 from alcohol poisoning at Cayuga Medical Center. Desdunes’ blood alcohol level was .409 – more than five times the legal limit, according to the family’s lawsuit.

Desdunes’ mother, Marie Lourdes Andre, is suing Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for $25 million in the wrongful death of her only son…

…Desdunes, 19, a member of the SAE fraternity, was grabbed by the freshmen pledges who tied him up with zip ties and duct tape.

The pledges are alleged to have asked him trivia questions about the fraternity. If he answered incorrectly he reportedly had to do exercises such as sit-ups, or consume various foods and drinks including sugar, flavored syrups and vodka.

We get that these frats are nationwide organizations that do good community works etc. However, we don’t see why anyone would want to be beaten or damn near die just to call a bunch of fools your “brother”. Whatever…

Do you agree with the hazing process or do you think it has gone too far?

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June 30, 2011

Board of Secondary Education Karachi approves Rs 412.4 million surplus budget

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BSEK asks internal examiners to submit scripts by July 4 Karachi: Controller of Examinations of the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has asked the internal examiners of SSC Annual Practical Examinations 2011, who have not yet submitted scripts of physics, chemistry, biology and computer science to submit the same latest by July 4. In

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Karachi University MA annual exams 2010 MA exams begin on July 4 Karachi, June 29: The University of Karachi has announced that the MA annual examination-2010 for both private and regular candidates will start from July 4. More than 19,879 external candidates will appear in the exam along with 72 regular candidates. Arrangements have been

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-BSc (Part-II) (Reg) Annual Exam 2010 Karachi, The result of BSc Part 2 Annual Examination 2010 of University of Karachi (KU) has been announced on Monday June 2o, 2011, said the officials of Karachi University. According to result statistics all the top positions were got by female students. Sadaf Nazir of D.J. Sindh Government Science

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Karachi, The result of M.Ed (Evening Program) First year Annual Examination 2010 of University of Karachi (KU) has been announced on Saturday June 18, 2011. Total 68 candidates appeared in the examination and the pass percentage remained at 72.06, said the university administration. Incoming search terms:m ed evening result 2010m ed examination results karachi universityfree

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KARACHI, June 16: The Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR), University of Karachi, has approved conferment of 25 PhD and 14 MPhil degrees. This was announced by KU registrar Prof M. Kaleem Raza Khan on Thursday. He said that the meeting of the BASR was chaired by KU Vice Chancellor Prof (Dr) Pirzada Qasim

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Karachi, University of Karachi has announced the result of B.Com part 2 examination. Karachi University announced the result today June 10, 2011. download link BCom PART-II / Both Parts (Regular) Annual Examination 2010 – 10/06/11 UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI   KARACHI (EXAMINATIONS DEPARTMENT) No. Exam./Conf./Annual/Result/2011   Candidates bearing the following Seat Numbers are hereby declared to

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Manhandling of KU teacher slammed KARACHI, The Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) teachers’ association (Abdul Haq Campus) on Tuesday condemned the alleged manhandling of Prof Dr Fayyaz Veed of the University of Karachi by some hooligans and demanded stern action against the culprits. President of the Anjuman-i-Asatiza Dr Abdul Ghafoor Baloch

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MBBS exam result Karachi University in Karachi on Tuesday announced the result of the MBBS Second Professional Annual Examinations 2011. According to statistics, 441 candidates appeared in the examinations and of them 277 were declared successful with the pass percentage of 62.81. A Karachi University official said that mark sheets were being issued at colleges.The

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KU form submission dates Karachi Controller of Examination, University of Karachi (KU), has announced that registration form of MA (Private) could be submitted up to June 13 at bank counters of the Silver Jubilee Gate of the university along with a fee of Rs2,000 while the examination form of MA, Double MA and Improvement of

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Ecnec approves three mega HEC projects Islamabad Despite opposition by the Federal Minster for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Naveed Qamar, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved three Higher Education Commission (HEC) projects worth Rs6376.2 million. According to well-placed sources, during the Ecnec meeting held here on May 26, the Federal