Anup Singh from Mizoram has dropped me a mail query asking for a way by which he can show his unread GMAIL mails at the top of his inbox without going through the advanced search feature. Although, Gmail does offer an advanced search option wherein the user can enter his/her criteria of seeing only the Unread mails, the trick that i often use is to search the mail using labels.
At the search box, type in any of the queries mentioned to show unread mails from the inbox
label:unread in:inbox or
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