The government is scrambling to get aid to the worst-hit area in the mountainous province of Kermanshah, where hundreds of homes were destroyed.
More than 400 people were killed and about 7,000 injured when the quake hit near the Iran-Iraq border on Sunday.
More than 7,000 people are also said to have been injured in the quake, the world's deadliest this year.
Most of those who died were in Iran's western Kermanshah province, where a search for survivors has started.
Nine more people died in Iraq, where residents fled from their homes into the streets in the capital, Baghdad.
"I was sitting with my kids having dinner and suddenly the building was just dancing in the air," a Baghdad resident, Majida Ameer, told Reuters news agency.
"I thought at first that it was a huge bomb. But then I heard everyone around me screaming: Earthquake!
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NEW DELHI: "You don't get a maroon beret, you have to earn it," this is said about all those men who aspire to join Parachute Regiment, the Army's premier airborne strike force. The September 29 surgical strike on terror launch pads across LoC was the latest feat of daredevilry by the men from this elite force. But the government had refused to divulge the details of the operation in which 19 Para soldiers took part
Khalid Shaikh Mohammad, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, wrote to former president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said that the weekly withdrawal limit for savings account will be raised to Rs 50,000 from February. The top bank added that limitations on cash withdrawal, which was put in place after November 8, 2016 notes ban, would be removed completely from March 13.
At present, the weekly withdrawal limit for savings account is Rs 24,000. On January 30, the RBI had ended all curbs on withdrawals from Current Accounts, Cash Credit Accounts and Overdraft Accounts.
Cipla Ltd, Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd, Bharat Forge Ltd among others are some of the companies that will release their earnings for December quarter on Wednesday.
India goes with three pacers and two spinners while Bangladesh opt for three spinners
With the battle lines clearly drawn between the rival camps of the ruling AIADMK following the revolt by Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, the Sasikala camp, which claimed the support of the majority o
Listing many grievances over America's "brutal and savage massacres" from Vietnam to the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Khalid Shaikh Mohammad focused his rage on the plight of Palestinians and US support for Israel and the "occupier Jews."