Current Affairs Global - 23 February 2015

1. Birdman movie won the best picture award at the 87th Annual Academy Awards or the Oscar yesterday night. Alejandro G Inarritu won the best director award for the same movie.


British actor Eddie Redmayne won the best actor Oscar award for his role in "The Theory of Everything" and Julianne Moore won the best actress for her role in Still Alice. Walt Disney's super hero action comedy film "Big Hero 6" won the best animated feature film. Refer the below link for complete list of winners of 87th Annual Academy Awards.


http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com/87th-academy-awards-oscars-2015-winners/


2. Former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed has been arrested under anti-terrorism laws after a court said that he might flee the country to avoid hearings on terrorism charges. He is facing criminal charges over his order to arrest a Criminal Court judge Abdulla Mohamed in January 2012. Nasheed was the first democratically elected President of Maldives and he stepped down as the President of Maldives in 2012.