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Oct 24, 2013 at 10:24am IST

ITA Awards: CNN-IBN best English news channel, Sagarika Ghose best anchor

New Delhi: CNN IBN has bagged three awards at the India Television Academy awards ceremony.

The channel has been credited as the best English news channel in the country. For the seventh time in eight years, CNN-IBN has won the Best English News Channel. This is also the fourth year in a row that CNN-IBN is winning this particular award.

The Best News or Current Affairs Award has gone to India at 9, CNN-IBN's flagship show, helmed by Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai.

And the Best Anchor award in the Talk show category has been bagged by CNN-IBN's Sagarika Ghose. Ghose has been named as the best anchor for the talk show at ITA awards.

Since its launch in December 2005, CNN-IBN has won 35 ITA awards.

The Indian Television Academy Awards, also known as the ITA Awards is an annual event organised by the Indian Television Academy. The awards are presented in various categories, including popular programming (music, news, entertainment, sports, travel, lifestyle and fashion), best television channel in various categories, technical awards, and best performance awards.