Current Affairs Global - 12 January 2015

1. Justice S K Sinha has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Bangladesh today. With this, he has become the first Hindu to hold the highest judicial post in the Muslim-dominated country.President Mohammad Abdul Hamid appointed Sinha, the senior most judge of the apex court, as its Chief Justice for a little over three years term.


2. Movie "Boyhood" won the Golden Globe award for best drama and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won the Golden Globe award for best comedy or musical category. "Boyhood" took three Globes, including the night's top honour, best director award for Richard Linklater and best supporting actress for Patricia Arquette.


In Drama category, Eddie Redmayne won the best actor award for The Theory of Everything as Stephen Hawking and Julianne Moore won the best actress award for Still Alice movie. In Comedy or musical category, Michael Keaton won the best actor award for the film -Birdman- and Amy Adams won the best actress award for Big Eyes.


3. Tennis legend Roger Federer won his record number 1000th win the men-s professional tennis area while he defeated Milos Raonic by 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the final match to win the Brisbane International title. This feat was earlier achieved by only Jimmy Connors (1,253 wins) and Ivan Lendl (1071 wins).