New Delhi: In a first for an Indian news channel, Kartikeya Sharma, Founder & Promoter, iTV Network, received the prestigious Maryland India Business Roundtable Awards for his network’s contribution to the Indian diaspora.    
 
US representative for Maryland, Elijah Cummings, read out the letter from Barack Obama addressed to Kartikeya Sharma and presented the award. 
 
The occasion was the 10th anniversary of the Indian Business Roundtable where Mr Kartikeya Sharma announced that the ITV Network will be going global and NewsX, India News will be catered to the Indian diaspora through Maryland in the United States.